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What makes motherhood so expensive?: The role of social expectations, interdependence, and coordination failure in explaining lower wages of mothers

  • Self, Sharmistha
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    Article provided by Elsevier in its journal Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (formerly The Journal of Socio-Economics).

    Volume (Year): 34 (2005)
    Issue (Month): 6 (December)
    Pages: 850-865

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