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Newborns and new schools: critical times in women's employment

Brewer, M.; Paull, G.; (2006) Newborns and new schools: critical times in women's employment. (DWP Research Reports 308). Department for Work and Pensions (DWP): London, UK. Green open access

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Abstract

This report presents the findings of research into how and when differences in work behaviour between men and women develop, focusing on the evolution of the gender gaps immediately after childbirth and during the initial years of family development. The analysis presented focuses on two crucial periods in family development: when a new baby arrives and when a child starts school. The study uses two data sources: the first thirteen waves from the British Household Panel Survey covering the years 1991 to 2003 and the first five waves from the Families and Children Study covering the years 1999 to 2003.

Type: Working / discussion paper
Title: Newborns and new schools: critical times in women's employment
ISBN: 1841239321
Open access status: An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version: http://research.dwp.gov.uk/asd/asd5/report_abstrac...
Language: English
Additional information: (C) Crown copyright 2006. Reproduced under the Click-Use Licence
UCL classification: UCL > Provost and Vice Provost Offices > UCL SLASH > Faculty of S&HS > Dept of Economics
URI: https://discovery.ucl.ac.uk/id/eprint/18382
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