The Labor Force Participation of Married Mothers in Spain and Britain
AbstractWe explore the determinants of the relative probabilities of labor force participation for British and Spanish married (or cohabiting) mothers. We further decompose these probabilities and find a substantial cross-national gap in participation rates which can be predominantly explained by higher wages and greater child care use in Britain.
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Mothers; Britain; Spain; participation.;
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- J2 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor
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