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Assortative analysis examines the degree correlation of network nodes.
Finally, 40%-60% of caregivers qualify for a diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder; as with depression, the nonbiological relatives were more symptomatic than were the blood relatives, lending support to the theory of assortative mating.
The research team found that pleiotropy and assortative mating were about equally responsible for the genetic connection between height and IQ.
Finally, 40%-60%-of caregivers qualify for a diagnosis of generalized anxiety disorder; as with depression, the nonbiological relatives were more symptomatic than were the blood relatives, lending support to the theory of assortative mating.
Educational Assortative Mating and the Family Background of the Next Generation: A Formal Analysis.
In the second part, I will investigate how the reversal of the gender balance is influencing patterns of assortative mating by level of education.
This negative relationship can result from either assortative matching or from assuming that the value of time in non-market activities is increasing in the husband's earnings.
41) Cited in Mark Rivera, Sara Soderstrom and Brian Uzzi, "Dynamics of Dyads in Social Networks: Assortative, Relational, and Proximity Mechanisms", Annual Review of Sociology 36 (2010): 91-115.
Hence in such cases a sizable estimate of mother's education on the probability of enrolment for a child compared to father's schooling rather than being indicative of mother's inclination towards children's education is also reflective of the influence of the marriage making process in which the husband's preferences show their impact especially if there is evidence of positive assortative marriage match in data where educated husbands are choosing educated wives for raising better quality of children.
A possibility is that assortative matching between men and women is confounding correlations between financial responsibility and literacy.
The coming together of Constance and Oscar was an indubitable case of socially assortative mating.