Does the Gap in Family-friendly Policies Drive the Family Gap?

  title={Does the Gap in Family-friendly Policies Drive the Family Gap?},
  author={Helena Skyt Nielsen and Marianne Simonsen and Mette Verner and Nina Smith and Nabanita Datta Gupta and P Jensen and {\AA}sa Ros{\'e}n and Elke Wolf},
A segregation of the labour market into a family-friendly and a non-family friendly sector has the effect that women self-select into the sectors depending on institutional constraints, preferences for family-friendly working conditions and expected wage differences. We find that neglecting the sector dimension tends to understate the effect of birth-related interruptions in both sectors. The combined effect of a large depreciation effect and no recovery means that females in the non-family… CONTINUE READING
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