Effects of family policy reforms in Norway: results from a joint labour supply and childcare choice microsimulation analysis
Mothers of pre-school children represent one part of the population that might be able to increase its labour supply. We discuss the effects of family policy changes that encourage the labour supply of these mothers, such as childcare fee reductions and increased availability of centre-based care. The effects of policy changes are described by using a joint labour supply and childcare choice decision model. Detailed empirical results are provided with respect to mothers' labour supply, families' childcare choices, public expenditures, and distributions of income and money metric utility.
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Volume (Year): 27 (2006)
Issue (Month): 3 (August)
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