Study: Scandinavians most attractive husbands, Aussies least

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Swedish and Norwegian men may make the most attractive husbands as they’ll help with the housework while Australian men, renowned for their love of sport and beer, came last in a British study on roles in the home.

Economist Almudena Sevilla-Sanz from Oxford University set out to see if marriage and cohabiting rates in developed nations were linked to attitudes toward the roles of men and women and views on who is responsible for the housework and childcare…

The study, titled “Household Division of Labor and Cross-Country Differences in Household Formation Rates,” is due to be published in the Journal of Population Economics.

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