Mothers' time spent in care of their children and market work: A simultaneous model with attitudes as instruments

Peter Howie, John Wicks, John M. Fitzgerald, Douglas Dalenberg, Rachel Connelly

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Abstract

Using a model that addresses the potential endogeneity of employment hours on mothers' child care time and vice versa, by including instruments based on parental attitudes, we find a significant negative (but inelastic) relation between the two time uses.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)503-506
Number of pages4
JournalApplied Economics Letters
Volume13
Issue number8
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - Jun 20 2006

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Economics and Econometrics

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