Maternal employment and childhood obesity : a European perspective

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Gwozdz, Wencke; Sousa-Poza, Alfonso; Reisch, Lucia A.; Ahrens, Wolfgang; De Henauw, Stefaan; Eiben, Gabriele; Fernández-Alvira, Juan M.; Hadjigeorgiou, Charalampos; Kovács, Eva; Lauria, Fabio; Veidebaum, Toomas; Williams, Garrath; Bammann, Karin;
  • Publisher: Landesanstalten. Forschungszentrum Innovation und Dienstleistung
  • Subject: children, maternal employment, obesity, Europe | Weibliche Arbeitskräfte | Berufstätigkeit | Kind | EU-Staaten | Mütter | I12 | J22 | J13 | Maternal employment | Kinder | Übergewicht | Economics | Children | Maternal employment,Children,Obesity,Europe | Körpergewicht | Europe | Obesity
    • jel: jel:J13 | jel:I12 | jel:J22
      ddc: ddc:330

The substantial increase in female employment rates in Europe over the past two decades has often been linked in political and public rhetoric to negative effects on child development, including obesity. We analyse this association between maternal employment and childh... View more
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