The effect of children on specialization and coordination of partners' activities
This 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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- 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.
- Le, Anh T. & Miller, Paul W., 2010.
"The effect of children on specialization and coordination of partners' activities,"
Elsevier, vol. 108(2), pages 237-241, August.
- 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).