Family Labor Supply Over the Life Cycle
A life cycle model is derived to explain the allocation of time of family members over the life cycle. The timing of market participation is shown to depend upon the life cycle wage pattern of men and women, the rate of interest, the rate of time preference, and age-related changes in the productivity of nonmarket uses of time.
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- Gilbert Ghez & Gary S. Becker, 1975. "A Theory of the Allocation of Time and Goods Over the Life Cycle," NBER Chapters, in: The Allocation of Time and Goods over the Life Cycle, pages 1-45 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
- Yoram Ben-Porath, 1967. "The Production of Human Capital and the Life Cycle of Earnings," Journal of Political Economy, University of Chicago Press, vol. 75, pages 352.
- Gilbert Ghez & Gary S. Becker, 1975. "The Allocation of Time and Goods over the Life Cycle," NBER Books, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc, number ghez75-1, September.
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