Maternal Employment and Childhood Overweight in Germany
- Publisher: University of Wuppertal, Schumpeter School of Business and Economics Wuppertal
childhood overweight | I12 | J22 | maternal labor supply | aternal employment, childhood overweight, BMI, maternal labor supply | J13 | maternal employment | BMI
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...