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Time Use among New Mothers, the Economic Value of Unpaid Care Work and Gender Aspects of Superannuation Tax Concessions

@article{Smith2007TimeUA,
  title={Time Use among New Mothers, the Economic Value of Unpaid Care Work and Gender Aspects of Superannuation Tax Concessions},
  author={J. Smith},
  journal={Australian Journal of Labour Economics},
  year={2007},
  volume={10},
  pages={99-114}
}
  • J. Smith
  • Published 2007
  • Economics
  • Australian Journal of Labour Economics
  • Population aging requires policies addressing ‘population, participation and productivity’. By failing to acknowledge women’s productive work in the unpaid care economy, current retirement income policies may reduce incentives to invest in children, the future labour force, and thereby heighten the economic task of addressing the aging problem. A nationwide time use survey of new mothers conducted during 2005-06 highlights the time intensity of caring for infants, and its negative impact on… CONTINUE READING
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