Marriage Patterns

IHDS 1: Partnerchoice

Findings: Most spouses first meet on wedding day.  Sample: Ever married women, 25-49, N=27,932. See also: Map of arranged marriages. 

Source: Working Paper 08: Banerji, Manjistha, Steven Martin, and Sonalde Desai. 2008. “Is Education Associated with a Transition towards Autonomy in Partner Choice?”