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We estimate a dynamic life-cycle model of labor supply, fertility and savings, incorporating occupational choices, with … occupational choice and desired fertility, as well as the sorting both into the labor market and across occupations. We quantify … encourage fertility and show that they are considerably smaller than short-run effects. …
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Using a multi-dimensional measure of occupational mismatch, we report distinct gender differences in match quality and changes in match quality over the course of careers. A substantial portion of the gender wage gap stems from match quality differences among more educated individuals....
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This paper uses unique administrative data to expand the understanding of the role women's intermittency decisions play in the determination of their wages. We demonstrate that treating intermittency as exogenous significantly overstates its impact. The intermittency penalty also increases in...
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We consider a bargaining model in which husband and wife decide on the allocation of time and disposable income. Since her bargaining power would go down otherwise more strongly, the wife agrees to have a child only if the husband also leaves the labor market for a while. The daddy months...
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This paper explores how inflows of low-skilled immigrants impact the tradeoffs women face when making joint fertility … and labor supply decisions. I find increases in fertility and decreases in labor force participation rates among high …
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potentially more convenient childcare options with increased fertility. An analysis of U.S. Census data between 1980 and 2000 … among women who are most likely to consider childcare costs when making fertility decisions - namely, married women with a … the types of women who have stronger fertility relative to labor supply responses to immigrant-induced changes in …
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Twin births are often used to instrument for fertility when investigating the impact of family size on labor market … outcomes. In this paper we consider two econometric problems both related to the link between fertility treatments and multiple … births. The first is the potential for omitted variable bias caused by the fact that fertility treatments are typically …
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In a model with endogenous fertility and labor supply three instruments of family policies are analyzed: child benefits …
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With declining population and fertility rates below replacement levels, Russia is currently facing a demographic crisis … model of fertility and labor force participation in order to evaluate the effectiveness of the policy. We find that the … program increased long-run fertility by about 0.15 children per woman. …
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We consider a bargaining model in which husband and wife decide on the allocation of time and disposable income. Since her bargaining power would go down otherwise more strongly, the wife agrees to having a child only if the husband also leaves the labor market for a while. The daddy months...
Persistent link: https://www.econbiz.de/10010483880