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The Demographic Foundations of Rising Employment and Earnings among Single Mothers in Canada and the United States, 1980–2000

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  • John Myles

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  • Feng Hou
  • Garnett Picot
  • Karen Myers
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    Article provided by Springer in its journal Population Research and Policy Review.

    Volume (Year): 28 (2009)
    Issue (Month): 5 (October)
    Pages: 693-720

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    Handle: RePEc:kap:poprpr:v:28:y:2009:i:5:p:693-720

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    Keywords: Female single parents; Employment rate; Earnings;

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