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Low Fertility of Highly Educated Women: The Impact of Child Care Infrastructure

URN to cite this document: urn:nbn:de:bvb:355-opus-7895

Schrage, Andrea (2007) Low Fertility of Highly Educated Women: The Impact of Child Care Infrastructure. Regensburger Diskussionsbeiträge zur Wirtschaftswissenschaft 421, Working Paper.

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Abstract

Most studies of the negative correlation between fertility and education treat education as exogenously raising wages and the cost of child rearing, thus reducing fertility. I relax these assumptions in two respects. First, child costs don't increase with the value of time when external child care is used. Second, over a lifetime, education is endogenous. I model women's choice of education, ...

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Item Type:Monograph (Working Paper)
Date:2007
Institutions:Business, Economics and Information Systems
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urn:nbn:de:bvb:355-opus-7895URN
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J13Journal of Economics Literature Classification
J22Journal of Economics Literature Classification
D13Journal of Economics Literature Classification
H31Journal of Economics Literature Classification
Keywords:Kinderbetreuungskosten , Fertilität , Bildungsplanung , Arbeitsangebot, , endogenous fertility , child care , education
Subjects:300 Social sciences > 330 Economics
Status:Published
Refereed:No this document will not be refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Owner: Universitätsbibliothek Regensburg
Deposited On:23 Sep 2008 09:24
Last Modified:13 Mar 2014 10:32
Item ID:4538
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