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Kindertageseinrichtungen und Müttererwerbstätigkeit: neue Erkenntnisse zu einem bekannten Zusammenhang

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  • Felix Büchel
  • C. Katharina Spieß
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    Untersuchungsgegenstand dieses Beitrags ist der Einfluss der regionalen Versorgung mit Kindertageseinrichtungen auf das Erwerbsverhalten von westdeutschen Müttern mit kleinen Kindern, die noch nicht schulpflichtig sind. Basierend auf den Daten des SOEP (1998) und zusätzlichen Informationen der amtlichen Statistik auf Kreisebene betrachten wir mit multinomialen Logit-Modellen die Wahrscheinlichkeit der Ausübung einer Teilzeit- oder geringfügigen Erwerbstätigkeit sowie einer Vollzeiterwerbstätigkeit alternativ zu einer Nichterwerbstätigkeit. Die Ergebnisse zeigen, dass eine bessere regionale Kindergartenversorgung die Ausübung einer reduzierten Erwerbstätigkeit begünstigt; dagegen spielt die Krippenversorgung eine untergeordnete Rolle. Ein höherer Anteil an Ganztagesplätzen wirkt sich positiv sowohl auf die Ausübung einer eingeschränkten als auch einer Vollzeiterwerbstätigkeit aus. Bei den Kontrollvariablen zeigen sich - bezüglich der Erwerbsentscheidung der Mutter - signifikante Effekte für das Alter des jüngsten Kindes, die Anzahl der Kinder im Kindergartenalter, das Alter der Mutter, den finanziellen Hintergrund sowie die Humankapitalausstattung der Mutter; allerdings wirken diese Einflussgrößen zum Teil sehr unterschiedlich auf die beiden unterschiedenen Formen der Erwerbstätigkeit.

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    Article provided by DIW Berlin, German Institute for Economic Research in its journal Vierteljahrshefte zur Wirtschaftsforschung.

    Volume (Year): 71 (2002)
    Issue (Month): 1 ()
    Pages: 95-113

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    1. Stefan Bauernschuster & Martin Schlotter, 2013. "Public Child Care and Mothers' Labor Supply - Evidence from Two Quasi-Experiments," CESifo Working Paper Series 4191, CESifo Group Munich.

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