Social Norms on Working Hours, Work-Life Balance, and Fertility Choice

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大洞, 公平 ; 田畑, 顕 (2013)
  • 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... View more
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