Families with S'porean dad and foreign-born mum have lowest per capita income: Study

The foreign-born mothers have a more traditional gender ideology than mothers in other family types. PHOTO: ST FILE
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SINGAPORE - A new study on cross-national families has found that families with a Singapore-born husband and a wife born overseas have the lowest per capita family income and the highest level of family conflict, compared with other family types.

The other family types in the study are those with both parents born here, those with both parents born overseas, and those with a foreign-born dad and a Singapore-born mum.

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