Low Skilled Immigration and Work-Fertility Tradeoffs Among High Skilled US Natives.

  title={Low Skilled Immigration and Work-Fertility Tradeoffs Among High Skilled US Natives.},
  author={Delia Furtado and Heinrich Hock},
  journal={The American economic review},
  volume={100 2},
Fertility and labor force participation are simultaneous outcomes of a single time-allocation decision. Empirical work by economists has largely focused on identifying a causal effect of childbearing on employment using a variety of mechanisms to provide variation in fertility that is exogenous to other determinants of family and work decisions. However, a parallel demographic literature is devoted to understanding the extent and determinants of the tradeoff (or “role incompatibility”) that… CONTINUE READING

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