Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/169245
Authors: 
Stjärnfäldt, Richard
Year of Publication: 
2016
Series/Report no.: 
LIS Working Paper Series 685
Abstract: 
The relation between parenthood and market work is an established field of study in demography. This thesis specifically focuses on the relation between parenthood and unemployment, the involuntary absence of work, in a cross sectional study of nine western democracies. The studied countries are Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. A significant relation between motherhood and unemployment where found in Germany, Poland, the United States, and to a lesser extent in the United Kingdom.
Subjects: 
gender
unemployment
welfare regimes
employment
part time work
children
mothers
human capita
Document Type: 
Working Paper

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