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Are parents more likely to be unemployed? A study of nine western democracies

Stjärnfäldt, Richard LU (2016) EKHM51 20141
Department of Economic History
Abstract
The relation between parenthood and market work is an established field of study in demography. This thesis specifically focuses on the relation between parenthood and unemployment, the involuntary absence of work, in a cross sectional study of nine western democracies. The studied countries are Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. A significant relation between motherhood and unemployment where found in Germany, Poland, the United States, and to a lesser extent in the United Kingdom.
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Stjärnfäldt, Richard LU
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organization
course
EKHM51 20141
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H1 - Master's Degree (One Year)
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language
English
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8893613
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2016-12-27 10:28:00
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  abstract     = {The relation between parenthood and market work is an established field of study in demography. This thesis specifically focuses on the relation between parenthood and unemployment, the involuntary absence of work, in a cross sectional study of nine western democracies. The studied countries are Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Poland, Spain, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the United States. A significant relation between motherhood and unemployment where found in Germany, Poland, the United States, and to a lesser extent in the United Kingdom.},
  author       = {Stjärnfäldt, Richard},
  language     = {eng},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Are parents more likely to be unemployed? A study of nine western democracies},
  year         = {2016},
}