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Lippe Tanja van der, Frey Vincenz, Tsvetkova Milena, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The outsourcing of domestic tasks is an important strategy for coping with the competing time claims of the family and the workplace. Previous research explained the use of domestic help mainly in terms of financial and time constraints. In this…
Baxter Jennifer, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Many industrialised countries, Australia included, have experienced significant growth in maternal employment over recent decades, even among mothers of very young children. This has meant that many families have found different ways of managing…
Baxter Jennifer, December, 2013
Executive Summary
Many industrialised countries, Australia included, have experienced significant growth in maternal employment over recent decades, even among mothers of very young children. This has meant that many families have found different ways of managing…
Herbst Chris M., December, 2013
Reports & Papers
This paper provides a comprehensive analysis of the Lanham Act of 1940, a heavily subsidized and universal child care program that was administered throughout the U.S. during World War II. I begin by estimating the impact of the Lanham Act on…
El-Attar Mayssun, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In this paper we investigate whether trust has an effect on the choice of child care technology and on female labor force participation. Mothers with less trust in others may decide to stay at home with their child instead of working. To do this, we…
Guner Nezih, Kaygusuz Remzi, Ventura Gustavo, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
What would be the aggregate effects of adopting a more generous and universal childcare subsidy program in the U.S.? We answer this question in a life-cycle equilibrium model with heterogeneous married and single households with three key features…
Felfe Christina, Lechner Michael, Thiemann Petra, November, 2013
Reports & Papers
Does after-school care provision promote mothers' employment and balance the allocation of paid work among parents of schoolchildren? We address this question by exploiting variation in cantonal (state) regulations of after-school care provision in…
Felfe Christina, Lechner Michael, Thiemann Petra, November, 2013
Reports & Papers
Does after-school care provision promote mothers' employment and balance the allocation of paid work among parents of schoolchildren? We address this question by exploiting variation in cantonal (state) regulations of after-school care provision in…
Indecon International Economic Consultants, November, 2013
Reports & Papers

This independent research was undertaken by Indecon International Economic Consultants for Donegal County Childcare Committee and concerns the provision and affordability of childcare in Ireland. A particular focus of the research is an…

Indecon International Economic Consultants, November, 2013
Executive Summary

This independent research was undertaken by Indecon International Economic Consultants for Donegal County Childcare Committee and concerns the provision and affordability of childcare in Ireland. A particular focus of the research is an…

Garcia-Moran Eva, Kuehn Zoe, November, 2013
Reports & Papers
Grandparents are regular providers of free child care. Similar to other forms of child care, availability of grandparent-provided child care affects fertility and labor force participation of women positively. However, grandparent-provided child…
Galasso Vincenzo, Profeta Paola, Pronzato Chiara, Billari Francesco C., October, 2013
Reports & Papers
Gender stereotypes are well established also among women. Yet, a recent literature suggests that learning from other women experience about the effects of maternal employment on children outcomes may increase female labor force participation. To…
Guest Ross, Parr Nick, October, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper empirically examines the effect on couples' labour supply of a universal at-birth cash benefit and a government subsidy equal to 50% of child care expenditure for working parents. The method is first to simulate the effects on labour…
Akgunduz Yusuf Emre, Plantenga Janneke, October, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Traditionally, the success of child care policies has been studied in terms of their effects on labour force participation and fertility. We take a slightly different perspective by looking at the impact of child care policies on time allocated to…
Galasso Vincenzo, Profeta Paola, Pronzato Chiara, Billari Francesco C., October, 2013
Reports & Papers
Gender stereotypes are well established also among women. Yet, a recent literature suggests that learning from other women experience about the effects of maternal employment on children outcomes may increase female labor force participation. To…