Money vs. time: family income, maternal labor supply, and child development

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Agostinelli, Francesco; Sorrenti, Giuseppe;
(2018)
  • Publisher: Zurich: University of Zurich, Department of Economics
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.5167/uzh-145230
  • Subject: Department of Economics | family income | H31 | Child development | I21 | H24 | J22 | J13 | I38 | 330 Economics | maternal labor supply | Child development, family income, maternal labor supply
    • ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations

We study the effect of family income and maternal hours worked on child development. Our instrumental variable analysis suggests different results for cognitive and behavioral development. An additional 1,000 USD in family income improves cognitive development by 4.4 pe... View more
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