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A Valentine's Day Wedding Comes With Higher Divorce Odds

Evidence from the Netherlands suggests special wedding dates come at a cost
Photographer: Martin Gerten/picture-alliance/dpa via AP Photo

If you're thinking of tying the knot this Feb. 14, the Institute for the Study of Labor in Bonn, Germany, has published new findings that may curb your enthusiasm. 

That's the lead story in this week's research wrap, which also looks at how Britons struggle to make heads or tails of what their central bank is saying and the effects of housing vouchers in the U.S. Check this roundup every week for the latest on interesting and influential economic research from around the world.