Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/160771
Authors: 
Phipps, Shelley A.
Year of Publication: 
1993
Series/Report no.: 
LIS Working Paper Series 99
Abstract: 
Addresses three hypotheses which may help to explain the differences in the observed labour-force participation rates of women and which can be examined using micro-data from LIS. These include: the importance of income needs, the role of marriage patterns, and the effects of children. Identically-specified probit equations were estimated on five rich industrialized countries to test these hypotheses.
Document Type: 
Working Paper
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