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Parental Work Arrangements and Child Development

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  • Jane Waldfogel
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    This article synthesizes what we know and do not know about the links between family work arrangements and child development, drawing on research from Canada, the United States, and the United Kingdom. The paper reviews the evidence about how parental employment affects children's cognitive development, social and emotional development, and health; summarizes knowledge gaps; and makes recommendations for future Canadian policy-oriented research.

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    Article provided by University of Toronto Press in its journal Canadian Public Policy.

    Volume (Year): 33 (2007)
    Issue (Month): 2 (June)
    Pages: 251-272

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    Handle: RePEc:cpp:issued:v:33:y:2007:i:2:p:251-272

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    1. Ximena Peña & Juan Camilo Cárdenas & Hugo Ñopo & Jorge Luis Castañeda, 2013. "Mujer y movilidad social," DOCUMENTOS CEDE 010498, UNIVERSIDAD DE LOS ANDES-CEDE.

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