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Les effets de la parenté sur l'emploi

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  • Leila Maron
  • Danièle Meulders

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In this paper, we study the impact of the presence of young children on parents' labour market participation and employment patterns and their implication in terms of working hours and employment continuity in 24 European countries. The results show that motherhood has an important and negative impact on female labour market participation both in terms of part-time and inactivity in some countries. The fatherhood effect is not clear and very different through countries. In general, paternity increases the employment's probability but has no significant effect on the number of working hours.

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Paper provided by ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles in its series DULBEA Working Papers with number 08-21.RS.

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Date of creation: Nov 2008
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Publication status: Published by: ULB, DULBEA
Handle: RePEc:dul:wpaper:08-21rs

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Keywords: parenthood; mothers'employment; labour market participation; part-time work; dual-earner couple;

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  1. Charles Plaigin, 2009. "Exploratory study on the presence of cultural and institutional growth spillovers," DULBEA Working Papers 09-03.RS, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.
  2. Oscar Bernal Diaz & Kim Oosterlinck & Ariane Szafarz, 2008. "Observing bailout expectations during a total eclipse of the sun," Working Papers CEB 08-015.RS, ULB -- Universite Libre de Bruxelles.

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