Gender Norms and Relative Working Hours

Why Do Women Suffer More Than Men from Working Longer Hours Than Their Partners?

Constraints that prevent women from working longer hours are argued to be important drivers of the gender wage gap in the United States. We provide evidence that in couples where the wife's working hours exceed the husband's, the wife reports lower life satisfaction. By contrast, there is...

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Volume: 108
Main Author: Fleche, Sarah
Lepinteur, Anthony
Powdthavee, Nattavudh
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: American Economic Association 01.05.2018
published in: AEA papers and proceedings Vol. 108; pp. 163 - 168
Data of publication: 20180501
ISSN: 2574-0768
EISSN: 2574-0776
Discipline: Economics
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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