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Elder care and the employment intentions of mature age women


  • Siobhan Austen

    () (School of Economics and Finance, Curtin University)

  • Rachel Ong

    () (School of Economics and Finance, Curtin University)

  • Therese Jefferson

    () (Curtin Graduate School of Business, Curtin University)

  • Rhonda Sharp

    (Division of Education, Arts and Social Sciences, University of South Australia)

  • Gill Lewin

    (School of Nursing and Midwifery, Curtin University)


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  • Siobhan Austen & Rachel Ong & Therese Jefferson & Rhonda Sharp & Gill Lewin, 2013. "Elder care and the employment intentions of mature age women," Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre Working Paper series WP1310, Bankwest Curtin Economics Centre (BCEC), Curtin Business School.
  • Handle: RePEc:ozl:bcecwp:wp1310

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    2. Lan Liu & Xiao-yuan Dong & Xiaoying Zheng, 2010. "Parental Care and Married Women's Labor Supply in Urban China," Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 16(3), pages 169-192.
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    5. Carmichael, Fiona & Charles, Susan, 2003. "The opportunity costs of informal care: does gender matter?," Journal of Health Economics, Elsevier, vol. 22(5), pages 781-803, September.
    6. Laura Crespo & Pedro Mira, 2010. "Caregiving to Elderly Parents and Employment Status of European Mature Women," Working Papers wp2010_1007, CEMFI.
    7. Fiona Carmichael & Claire Hulme & Sally Sheppard & Gemma Connell, 2008. "Work - life imbalance: Informal care and paid employment in the UK," Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 14(2), pages 3-35.
    8. Lundberg, Shelly, 1985. "The Added Worker Effect," Journal of Labor Economics, University of Chicago Press, vol. 3(1), pages 11-37, January.
    9. Ehsan Latif, 2006. "Labour Supply Effects of Informal Caregiving in Canada," Canadian Public Policy, University of Toronto Press, vol. 32(4), pages 413-430, December.
    10. Andreas Kotsadam, 2011. "Does Informal Eldercare Impede Women's Employment? The Case of European Welfare States," Feminist Economics, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 17(2), pages 121-144.
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