assortive


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal.

assortive

/as·sor·tive/ (ah-sor´tiv) assortative.
References in periodicals archive ?
Panel A of Table III presents evidence that there is positive assortive matching in the PIPE market based on observable issuer characteristics.
However, this could be offset by a tendency towards assortive mating.
2000 Educational assortive mating across marriage markets: Non-Hispanic whites in the United States.
We use Becker's theory of marriage markets by estimating household production functions and using the estimates to test for positive or negative assortive matching.
Body size, body condition and ornamental feathers of burrowing parrots: variation between years and sexes, assortive mating and influences on breeding success.