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Parentonomics : an economist dad looks at parenting

Author: Joshua Gans
Publisher: Cambridge, MA [etc.] : The MIT Press, cop. 2009.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The beginning -- Planning -- Delivering -- The basics -- Sleeping -- Eating -- Toileting -- The logistics -- Cleaning -- Travelling -- Caring -- The tough -- Protecting -- Punishing -- Sharing -- The fun -- Playing -- Partying -- The learning -- Understanding -- Schooling -- The time -- Continuing -- Notes -- Index.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joshua Gans
ISBN: 9780262012782 0262012782
OCLC Number: 778393947
Description: XVI, 235 p. ; 21 cm.
Responsibility: Joshua Gans.

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What every parent needs to know about negotiating, incentives, outsourcing, and other strategies to solve the economic management problem that is parenting.  Read more...

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"A delightful read that shows how being a parent changed one economist, and how being an economist provided insight on being a parent. Now if only I could get my two-year-old to eat her peas." Susan Read more...

 
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