Social Norms on Working Hours, Work-Life Balance, and Fertility Choice
Preprint, External research reportJapaneseOPEN
Subject: Fertility, Work-life balance, Social norms, Peer effects
jel: jel:O40 | jel:J11 | jel:J22
This paper studies the role played by the social norms of working hours in a household labor- leisure and fertility decision model. We suppose that social norms enforce workers not to deviate from the ideal level of working hours, which depends on past and current obser...