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Wann kehren junge Mütter auf den Arbeitsmarkt zurück? Eine Verweildaueranalyse für Deutschland

  • Weber, Andrea Maria

Dieser Beitrag untersucht die Entscheidung junger Mütter, die im Jahr vor der Geburt eines Kindes berufstätig waren, in einem Zeitraum von bis zu drei Jahren nach der Geburt auf den Arbeitsmarkt zurückzukehren. Neben dem Einfluss sozioökonomischer Faktoren werden die Auswirkungen familienpolitischer Gegebenheiten auf die Dauer der Erwerbsunterbrechung diskutiert. Es zeigt sich, dass eine Erhöhung der gesetzlichen Erziehungsurlaubsfrist in der Vergangenheit eine negative Auswirkung auf die Rückkehrwahrscheinlichkeit in die Erwerbstätigkeit hatte.

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Paper provided by ZEW - Zentrum für Europäische Wirtschaftsforschung / Center for European Economic Research in its series ZEW Discussion Papers with number 04-08.

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Date of creation: 2004
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Handle: RePEc:zbw:zewdip:1609
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