Coresidence with elderly parents and female labor supply in China

  title={Coresidence with elderly parents and female labor supply in China},
  author={Ke Shen and Peijie Yan and Yi Zeng},
BACKGROUND The female labor force participation rate in China has experienced a significant decline over the past two decades. Existing studies attribute this decline to the retreat of government protection of female employment and growing gender discrimination in the labor market, while overlooking other factors such as changing living arrangements. OBJECTIVE This paper aims to explore the causal effect of coresidence or nearby residence with parents on female labor supply in China. METHOD… CONTINUE READING

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