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dc.contributor.authorParera-Nicolau, Antoniaen_US
dc.contributor.authorMumford, Karenen_US
dc.date.accessioned2006-04-07en_US
dc.date.accessioned2010-07-07T09:10:07Z-
dc.date.available2010-07-07T09:10:07Z-
dc.date.issued2005en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/33311-
dc.description.abstractWe develop and estimate a structural model of labour supply for British two parent families, taking explicit account of the importance of childcare related variables. We find working mothers do not increase their working hours when hourly wages increase, indeed, they are more likely to reduce their hours. The major inducement for working mothers to increase their working hours, that we find, is the provision of high quality formal childcare. Implying that government policy aiming at increasing working hours amongst British mothers of pre-school children may need to focus on the quality as well as the quantity of formal child care that is available.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA Discussion Papers |x1908en_US
dc.subject.jelJ2en_US
dc.subject.jelJ3en_US
dc.subject.jelJ80en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordmothersen_US
dc.subject.keywordBritainen_US
dc.subject.keywordchildcareen_US
dc.subject.keywordparents labour supplyen_US
dc.titleLabour supply and childcare for British mothers in two-parent families: a structural approachen_US
dc.type|aWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn505180936en_US
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