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Author Peltola, Pia Kristiina
Title Mothers' level of attachment to the labor market following the birth of a second child
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Descript 150 p
Note Source: Dissertation Abstracts International, Volume: 65-03, Section: A, page: 1131
Director: Joan Kahn
Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Maryland, College Park, 2004
Increased employment of mothers with infants has prompted an avalanche of studies about how mothers balance paid work and family. Most of that research has focused on how the birth of the first child impacts mothers' employment. Less is known ab
The first comparison, the survival distribution of mothers' return to market work, finds no significant difference in the rate at which mothers return to employment after the first and a second birth. The results of Cox hazard models show some s
This study also examines what mothers' employment is like after returning to paid work by examining mothers' employment hours during the preschool years of the second child. Very different employment patterns are observed between those who began
School code: 0117
Host Item Dissertation Abstracts International 65-03A
Subject Sociology, Demography
Women's Studies
Sociology, Individual and Family Studies
Alt Author University of Maryland, College Park
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