Mothers' employment in wealthy countries: How do cultural and institutional factors shape the motherhood employment and working hours gap?

Existing research shows that women's employment patterns are not so much driven by gender, as by gendered parenthood, with childless women and men (including fathers) employed at substantially higher levels than mothers in most countries. We focus on the cross-national variation in the gap in e...

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Volume: 594
Main Author: Boeckmann, Irene
Misra, Joya
Budig, Michelle
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Luxembourg Luxembourg Income Study (LIS) 2013
published in: LIS Working Paper Series Vol. 594
Data of publication: 2013
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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