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Mother’s Time Allocation, Child Care and Child Cognitive Development


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Title: Mother’s Time Allocation, Child Care and Child Cognitive Development
Authors: Brilli, Ylenia
Issue Date: Feb-2017
Extent: 48
Publication type: report
Organization: Dept. of Economics, University of Gothenburg
Series/Report no.: Working Papers in Economics
695
Keywords: mother employment
mother time allocation
non-parental child care
child development
structural estimation
Abstract: This paper analyzes the effects of maternal employment and non-parental child care on child cognitive development, taking into account the mother's time allocation between leisure and child-care time. I estimate a behavioral model, in which maternal labor supply, non-parental child care and time allocation decisions are considered to be endogenous choices of the mother, and the child cognitive development depends on maternal and non-parental child care. The results show that the mother's child-c... more
ISSN: 1403-2465
Description: JEL: D13, J13, J22, C15
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2077/51853
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