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New Evidence on Self-Employment and Workplace Flexibility for US Mothers

  title={New Evidence on Self-Employment and Workplace Flexibility for US Mothers},
  author={Katherine Lim},
Mothers of young children often reduce their labor supply to manage household responsibilities. Workplace flexibility is an important determinant of these labor supply decisions that have lasting implications for future labor force participation and earnings. This paper provides new evidence that self-employment is a work option that mothers use to gain flexibility along multiple dimensions while maintaining labor force participation. First, I demonstrate that young children have a positive… 
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