Valuing Parental Childcare in the United Kingdom

@article{Mullan2010ValuingPC,
  title={Valuing Parental Childcare in the United Kingdom},
  author={Killian Mullan},
  journal={Feminist Economics},
  year={2010},
  volume={16},
  pages={113 - 139}
}
  • K. Mullan
  • Published 1 July 2010
  • Economics, Sociology
  • Feminist Economics
Abstract A recognized shortcoming of the present system of national accounting (the United Nations System of National Accounts) is the omission of nonmarket production from national accounts. Arguably, some of the most important nonmarket production carried out within the home relates to the care of children. This study estimates the monetary value of the childcare provided by parents to children ages 0–13 years in the United Kingdom, exploiting a unique data source that contains information on… 

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