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Home Economics: The Changing Work Roles of Wives and Husbands

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  • Limor Golan
  • Usa Kerdnunvong

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The labor force participation rate for married men has dropped, while the rate for married women has risen. Husbands may be working part time or even staying out of the workforce, while wives?who have become more educated?are more likely to work full time.

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  • Limor Golan & Usa Kerdnunvong, 2016. "Home Economics: The Changing Work Roles of Wives and Husbands," The Regional Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, issue October.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedlre:00126
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