Maternal Employment and Childhood Overweight in Germany

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Meyer, Sophie-Charlotte;
(2015)
  • Publisher: University of Wuppertal, Schumpeter School of Business and Economics Wuppertal
  • Subject: childhood overweight | I12 | J22 | maternal labor supply | aternal employment, childhood overweight, BMI, maternal labor supply | J13 | maternal employment | BMI
    • ddc: ddc:330
      jel: jel:J13 | jel:I12 | jel:J22

A widespread finding among studies from the US and the UK is that maternal employment is correlated with an increased risk of child overweight, even in a causal manner, whereas studies from European countries obtain less conclusive results. As evidence for Germany is st... View more
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