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The Effect of Children on Specialization and Coordination of Partners' Activities

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  • Le, Anh T.

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    (Curtin University)

  • Miller, Paul W.

    (Curtin University)

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This paper first documents the extent of the specialization in time use in couple families, and the impact of children on this specialization. It then examines the links between the time allocations of partners in couple families, the impact of children on these links, and the effects these factors have on specialization in time use. Children are shown to intensify the specialization in time use in couple families through reducing the apparent complementarity in time allocations of their parents.

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Paper provided by Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) in its series IZA Discussion Papers with number 4768.

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Length: 20 pages
Date of creation: Feb 2010
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Publication status: published in: Economics Letters, 2010, 108 (2), 237-241
Handle: RePEc:iza:izadps:dp4768

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Keywords: coordination; gender; time allocations; specialisation;

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  1. 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, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania and Osaka University Institute of Social and Economic Research Association, vol. 21(1), pages 31-44, February.
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  1. Anh Le & Paul Miller, 2013. "Satisfaction with Time Allocations Within the Family: The Role of Family Type," Journal of Happiness Studies, Springer, Springer, vol. 14(4), pages 1273-1289, August.

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