Returning to Work – Mothers ’ Willingness to Pay for Amenities *

  • Andrea Christina Felfe, Andrea. Felfe
  • Published 2007

Abstract

Are working mothers willing to give up part of their wage in order to avoid adverse job features, such as hazards, physical strains or inflexible working schedules? This study is the first to directly estimate mothers’ marginal willingness to pay (MWP) to reduce these disamenities. The identification strategy relies on German maternal leave length data… (More)

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