The effect of children on specialization and coordination of partners' activities
AbstractThis paper documents the extent of the specialization in time use in couple families, and the impact of children on this specialization. Children are shown to intensify the specialization in time use through reducing the apparent complementarity in time allocations of their parents.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Elsevier in its journal Economics Letters.
Volume (Year): 108 (2010)
Issue (Month): 2 (August)
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Time allocations Gender Specialization Coordination;
Other versions of this item:
- Le, Anh T. & Miller, Paul W., 2010. "The Effect of Children on Specialization and Coordination of Partners' Activities," IZA Discussion Papers 4768, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
- J13 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth
- J16 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Economics of Gender; Non-labor Discrimination
- J22 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor - - - Time Allocation and Labor Supply
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- Manser, Marilyn & Brown, Murray, 1980. "Marriage and Household Decision-Making: A Bargaining Analysis," International Economic Review, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 21(1), pages 31-44, February.
- Anh Le & Paul Miller, 2013. "Satisfaction with Time Allocations Within the Family: The Role of Family Type," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, vol. 14(4), pages 1273-1289, August.
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