Study Kalmijn in New York Times

A while ago, the New York Times published an article about a study of Matthijs Kalmijn (UvA). Kalmijn’s study¬†challenges the claim that people who marry get healthier. The study suggests that marriage is unlikely to bring lasting improvements to health or well-being, and could even result in decrements.

You can read the full New York Times article here: Get Married, Get Healthy? Maybe Not

Kalmijn, M. 2017. “The Ambiguous Link between Marriage and Health: A Dynamic Reanalysis of Loss and Gain Effects.” Social Forces 95,1607-36. doi: 10.1093/sf/sox015.