Women, Family, and Work is a collection of original essays on a wide variety of topics related to the economics of gender and the family. Written by leading thinkers in the field, the essays apply traditional economic theory to unconventional topics, while also developing neoclassical economic thought to provide a better model of economic interactions. 12 newly-commissioned essays on the economics of labor, gender, and family life. Juxtaposes various viewpoints, allowing readers to weigh the benefits and drawbacks of each model. Applies traditional economic theory to unconventional topics, while also revisioning neoclassical economic thought.Married men have higher labor force participation rates and work more hours per week than do married women. Married ... On average men supply more time to the labor market than do women. Some of ... Women who marry spend some more time on housework, particularly cooking and cleaning, but less on auto repair.
|Title||:||Women, Family, and Work|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2008-04-15|