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/as·sor·tive/ (ah-sor´tiv) assortative.
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Second, we infer that the process of unobserved matching is likely as there is positive assortive matching between issuers and agents.
Panel A of Table III presents evidence that there is positive assortive matching in the PIPE market based on observable issuer characteristics.
We do so by regressing father's (mother's) schooling on his (her) spouse's schooling (to address the possibility of assortive mating), variables indicating being born abroad, and interactions with the ethnic indicators, along with some other controls.
Body size, body condition and ornamental feathers of burrowing parrots: variation between years and sexes, assortive mating and influences on breeding success.
The coefficients from the models are then applied to the custodial mother's characteristics to estimate the father's income, assuming positive assortive mating (for more information about income imputation, see Garfinkel, Heintze, & Huang, 2001).
This assortive matching not only creates households in which both spouses are equally highly paid, but also tends to produce offspring with more extreme attributes, not only in terms of IQ but also in terms of motivation and training.
We find very strong evidence of positive assortive mating among the adults in our sample of families.
Mixing between sexual activity groups was assumed to be assortive, with a moderate preference to select partners in similar sexual activity groups (22).
b) Mixing between sexual activity categories was assumed to be assortive (22).
7) The second problem is associated with assortive mating.
First, men and women are complementary in types and engage in assortive matching.