Parental well-being in times of Covid-19 in Germany

  title={Parental well-being in times of Covid-19 in Germany},
  author={Mathias Huebener and Sevrin Waights and Christa Katharina Spie{\ss} and Nico A. Siegel and Gert G. Wagner},
  journal={Review of Economics of the Household},
  pages={1 - 32}
We examine the effects of Covid-19 and related restrictions on individuals with dependent children in Germany. We specifically focus on the role of day care center and school closures, which may be regarded as a “disruptive exogenous shock” to family life. We make use of a novel representative survey of parental well-being collected in May and June 2020 in Germany, when schools and day care centers were closed but while other measures had been relaxed and new infections were low. In our… 
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