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The Economics of Work and Family

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Published by W. E. Upjohn Institute .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Business & Economics,
  • United States,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Sociology,
  • Work and family,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Decision Making & Problem Solving

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJean Kimmel (Editor), Emily P. Hoffman (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages191
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9726356M
    ISBN 100880992468
    ISBN 109780880992466

    These six research papers were presented as public lectures: "Federal Child Care Policy" (David M. Blau) outlined the role of the federal government in child care, the failure of market-based care programs, and the ideal goals of a federal child care policy as well as its cost (4 tables; 41 references); "Thinking About Child Care Policy" (Barbara R. Bergmann) focused on affordable, quality. By Jean Kimmel and Emily P. Hoffman, Published on 01/01/ Ives East ILR School Cornell University Ithaca, NY

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The series was titled “The Economics of Work and Family” and included research from six prominent economists specializing in family- and employment-related economic studies.

The chapters tackle five broad subjects: child care, parents' time allocation, childbearing decisions, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and the relationship. ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: vii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: Federal child care policy / David M.

Blau --Thinking about child care policy / Barbara R. Bergmann --Parents' work time and the family / Cordelia W. Reimers --Fertility, public policy, and mothers in the labor force / Susan L.

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Conflicts arise daily among American families over how to balance the demands of work and family. At risk is nothing less than the economic security of the family and the bonds between parents and children that are so important and rewarding.

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The New Economics of the Family. Becker, Gary. "On the relevance of the new economics of the family.". Edited by Kimmel and Hoffman (Western Michigan Univ.), this volume comprises a brief introductory summary and six chapters originally presented as part of a series sponsored by Western Michigan University and the W.E.

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Citation Kimmel, Jean. "Introduction." In The Economics of Work and Family, Jean Kimmel, and Emily P. Hoffman, eds. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Author: Jean Kimmel. Imagine each family as a kind of little factory—a multiperson unit producing meals, health, skills, children, and self-esteem from market goods and the time, skills, and knowledge of its members.

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