ERIC Number: EJ438819
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Child Care and the Labor Supply of Married Women: Reduced Form Evidence.
Ribar, David C.
Journal of Human Resources, v27 n1 p134-65 Win 1992
With data from the Survey of Income Program Participation, a three-equation, reduced-form econometric model is used to generate estimates revealing that the cost of market child care decreases the labor force participation of married women. High wages increase likelihood of working and use of paid child care. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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