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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…
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…
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…
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…
Mateo Diaz Mercedes, Rodriguez-Chamussy Lourdes, October, 2013
Other
Reliable and affordable non-parental childcare is intimately related to female participation and other outcomes in the labor market given the conflicting demand for women's time on both, work and care activities. In terms of policy, public provision…
Erhel Christine, Guergoat-Lariviere Mathilde, October, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Using the EU-SILC database (2005-06) for twenty-four European countries, this article develops a comparative perspective on labor market situations of women and mothers with very young children in relation to labor market institutions and policies (…
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, United States. Bureau of the Census, September, 2013
Other
The goal of this module is to explore the relationship between demographic characteristics and educational attainment. Frequencies and comparison of means will be used. Data for this exercise come from the American Community Study, 2005. The…
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research, Schneider Barbara, Waite Linda, September, 2013
Other
The goal of this module is to explore the influence of gender roles and attitudes about work and family on the household division of labor and childcare responsibilities. Crosstabulation and comparison of means will be used. Data for this analysis…
Haeck Catherine, Lefebvre Pierre, Merrigan Philip, September, 2013
Reports & Papers
More than ten years ago, to increase mothers' participation in the labour market and to enhance child development, the province of Quebec implemented a $5 per day universal childcare policy. This paper provides a comprehensive review of the costs…