Intra-Household Allocation of Parental Leave

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Gobbi, Paula Eugenia; Parys, Juliane; Schwerhoff, Gregor;
  • Subject: Childcare sharing | parental leave | collective model | sharing rule | gender

We introduce childcare sharing in a collective model of household behavior to investigate which factors make spouses increase or decrease their share of parental leave. The concern about future consumption motivates parents to invest in their human capital and to limit ... View more
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