Can We Still Learn Something From the Relationship Between Fertility and Mother's Employment? Evidence From Developing Countries

In this work, I study the impact of fertility on mothers' employment for a sample of developing countries. Using the event of multiple births as an instrumental variable (IV) for fertility, I find that having children has a negative impact on female employment. In addition, three types of heter...

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Volume: 49
Main Author: Julio Cáceres-Delpiano
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Professional
Academic
Place of publication: Boston Springer 01.02.2012
Springer US
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published in: Demography Vol. 49; no. 1; pp. 151 - 174
ORCID: 0000-0002-8668-9085
Data of publication: 20120201
ISSN: 0070-3370
1533-7790
EISSN: 1533-7790
Discipline: Economics
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Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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