Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/33885
Authors: 
Kalenkoski, Charlene Marie
Ribar, David C.
Stratton, Leslie Sundt
Year of Publication: 
2006
Series/Report no.: 
IZA Discussion Papers 2441
Abstract: 
We use time-diary data from the 2003 and 2004 American Time Use Surveys and the 2000 United Kingdom Time Use Study to estimate the effect of family structure on the time mothers and fathers spend on primary and passive child care and on market work, using a system of correlated Tobit equations and family structure equations. Estimates from these models indicate that single parents in both countries spend more time in child care than married or cohabiting parents. There are differences, however, in market work with single parents in the U.S. working more than other parents and single parents in the U.K. working less.
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