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Female Labour Market Behaviour and Fertility : a Rational-Choice Approach

Author: Jacques J Siegers; Jenny Jong-Gierveld; Evert Imhoff
Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 1991.
Series: Population economics.
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This volume studies Female Labour Market Behaviour and Fertility. Contributions are from experts in the field of demography, econometrics, economics, (social) psychology, and sociology. The rational-choice frameworkhas been used as an engine to integrate these contributions.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jacques J Siegers; Jenny Jong-Gierveld; Evert Imhoff
ISBN: 9783642765506 3642765505
OCLC Number: 851800418
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 303 pages).
Contents: 1. Editors' Introduction --
I: Theoretical Points of Departure --
2. Understanding the Interdependence between Parallel Careers --
3. Social Approval, Fertility and Female Labour Market --
II: Preferences --
4. De Gustibus Confusi Sumus? --
5. Shortcuts as Pitfalls? Ways of Measuring Childbearing Preferences and Intentions --
6. Motivation of Reproductive Behaviour and the Professional Motivation of Women --
7. A Purposeful Behaviour Theory of Work and Family Size Decisions --
III: Restrictions --
8. A Biographic/Demographic Analysis of the Relationship between Fertility and Occupational Activity of Women and Married Couples --
9. Labour Market Restrictions and the Role of Preferences in Family Economics --
IV: Confrontation of Preferences and Restrictions: The Construction of Theoretical Models --
10. Economic Models of Women's Employment and Fertility --
11. Models of Female Labour Market Supply, with Special Reference to the Effects of Children --
12. Children and Female Labour Supply: A Survey of Econometric Approaches --
13. How Economics, Psychology and Sociology Might Produce a Unified Theory of Fertility and Labour Market Participation --
V: Towards a Better Understanding of the Relationship Between Female Labour Market Behaviour and Fertility --
14. Towards a Better Understanding of the Relationship between Female Labour Market Behaviour and Fertility --
References --
Author index --
Curricula Vitae.
Series Title: Population economics.
Other Titles: Proc.of a Workshop Organized by the Netherlands Interdisci- plinary Demographic Institute (NIDI) in Collaboration with the Economic Institute/Centre for Interdisciplinary Research on Labour Market and Distribution Issues (CIAV) of UtrechtUniversity Held in the Hague, The Netherlands, Apr. 20-22,1989
Responsibility: edited by Jacques J. Siegers, Jenny Jong-Gierveld, Evert Imhoff.
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