Partnersuche internet erfolgsaussichten
Individuals therefore have a strong preference for partners with the same educational level. Our results also support the exchange theoretical hypothesis that educational homophily is stronger the higher the level of education is.
If we analyze heterophile contact behavior, it is obvious that women are still reluctant to contact men with lower educational degrees.
Using unique interaction data of individuals participating in an online dating site, we are able to reconstruct early processes of partner choices of men and women.
Our results show that there is a clear tendency towards educational homophily.
Rather, the high level of homophily seems to close relationships between social groups.
ABSTRACT: For the first time, this study provides longitudinal research on regional partner market conditions and trends in Germany.
It works with indicators of the partner market that are appropriate to theoretical concepts.