Labor force participation of women in the EU - What role do family policies play?

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Gehringer, Agnieszka; Klasen, Stephan;
  • Publisher: Göttingen: University of Göttingen, Center for European, Governance and Economic Development Research (cege)
  • Subject: H53 | J21 | J13 | I38 | part-time employment | full-time employment | labor force participation | family policies | European Union | labor force participation,part-time employment,full-time employment,family policies,European Union
    • jel: jel:H53 | jel:J13 | jel:J21 | jel:I38
      ddc: ddc:330

We empirically study the role of different family policies in determining women´s labor market behavior in the countries of the European Union between 1997 and 2008. Women tend to assume more family duties than men and, consequently, often participate less in the labor ... View more
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