Hours of Paid Work in Duel Earner Couples: The U.S. in Cross-National Perspective

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Jacobs, Jerry A.; Gornick, Janet C.;
  • Publisher: Luxembourg: Luxembourg Income Study (LIS)
  • Subject: Arbeitszeit | Haushaltseinkommen | Geschlecht | USA | Industrieländer
    • ddc: ddc:330

In this paper we examine the hours of paid work of husbands and wives in ten industrialized countries, using data from the Luxembourg Income Study. We present results on the average hours of paid work put in jointly by couples, on the proportion working very long weekly... View more
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