Job Changes Following Childbirth

@article{Estes1996JobCF,
  title={Job Changes Following Childbirth},
  author={Sarah Beth Estes and Jennifer L. Glass},
  journal={Work and Occupations},
  year={1996},
  volume={23},
  pages={405 - 436}
}
As women increasingly maintain labor force participation following childbirth, job changing rather than labor force withdrawal is on the rise. This article presents a theoretical perspective that takes into account the increasing financial responsibilities of mothers and modifies human capital propositions concerning job changing. We investigate initial differences between women who change jobs following childbirth and those who stay with their prenatal employer, as well as the differences… 
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