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Who takes care of the children? The quantity-quality model revisited
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Social Sciences, Department of Economics.ORCID iD: 0000-0001-8826-0410
2003 (English)In: Family, Household and Work, Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg , 2003Chapter in book (Other academic)
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We study the Becker and Lewis (1973) quantity-quality model of children adding an explicit child care time constraint for parents. Parents can take care of the children themselves or purchase day care. Our results are: (i) If there only is own care, a qua

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Springer-Verlag, Heidelberg , 2003.
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Fertility, child care, quantity-quality trade-off
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URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-46691OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-46691DiVA: diva2:74598
Available from: 2006-05-23 Created: 2006-05-23 Last updated: 2013-07-09

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