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dc.contributor.authorGaribaldi, Pietroen_US
dc.contributor.authorWasmer, Etienneen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T16:12:16Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T16:12:16Z-
dc.date.issued2003en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/20187-
dc.description.abstractWhile there is consensus on the need to raise the time spent in the market by European women, it is not clear how these goals should be achieved. Tax wedges, assistance in the job search process, and part-time jobs are policy instruments that are widely debated in policy circles. The paper presents a simple model of labour supply with market frictions and heterogenous home production where the effects of these policies can be coherently analysed. We show that subsidies to labour market entry increase women's entrance in the labour market, but they also increase exits from the labour market, with ambiguous effect on employment. Subsidies to part-time do increase employment, but they have ambiguous effects on hours and market production. Finally, reductions in taxes on market activities that are highly substitutable with home production have unambiguous positive effects on market employment and production.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisheren_US
dc.relation.ispartofseriesIZA Discussion paper series 951en_US
dc.subject.jelJ2en_US
dc.subject.jelJ0en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordemployment rateen_US
dc.subject.keywordmarket frictionsen_US
dc.subject.keywordlabour market policyen_US
dc.subject.stwFrauenerwerbst├Ątigkeiten_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsangeboten_US
dc.subject.stwArbeitsmarktpolitiken_US
dc.subject.stwHeimarbeiten_US
dc.subject.stwTeilzeitarbeiten_US
dc.subject.stwWirtschaftspolitische Wirkungsanalyseen_US
dc.subject.stwTheorieen_US
dc.titleRaising female employment : reflexions and policy toolsen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn377082341en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-
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