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The Quantitative Role of Child Care for Fertility and Female Labor Force Participation

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  • Alexander Bick

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care enrollment decisions of married females in West Germany. In line with the facts for a cross-section of OECD countries, a special emphasis is put on the level relationship between maternal labor force participation and child care enrollment. A calibrated life-cycle model is used to evaluate the quantitative impact of providing (subsidized) child care on maternal labor force participation and fertility.

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  • Alexander Bick, 2010. "The Quantitative Role of Child Care for Fertility and Female Labor Force Participation," 2010 Meeting Papers 892, Society for Economic Dynamics.
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