The Economics of Work and Family
- Jean Kimmel(Western Michigan University)Emily P. Hoffman(Western Michigan University)Registered editor(s):
Kimmel and Hoffman present a set of topical, non-technical papers authored by nationally known experts in this field. Using an economic perspective, they confront work/family issues including child care (potentially the biggest obstacle to parents successfully integrating work and family priorities), how parents balance time between work and family obligations, links between women's childbearing and their economic outcomes, the success of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the relationship between family structure and labor market outcomes. They also argue for specific policies designed to alleviate the stresses related to these issues.
|This book is provided by W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research in its series Books from Upjohn Press with number ewf and published in 2002.|
|ISBN:||cloth 9780880992466 paper 9780880992459|
|Note:||PDF is the book's first chapter.|
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