Material resource investments at marriage: evolutionary, social, and ecological perspectives

Ethnology Vol/Iss. 50 University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh, Pa Published In Pages: 281-304
By Huber, Brad R., Breedlove, William L., Danaher, William F.


Paternal confidence level, polygyny rate, level of pathogen stress, relative age of spouses, and divorce rate will be positively associated with wealth transfer to the bride and her parents (284-6).


Relative age of spouses and divorce rate were not significant in the model.


Test NameSupportSignificanceCoefficientTail
multiple regressionPartially supportedUNKNOWNUNKNOWNUNKNOWN