Lone Parenthood: An Economic Analysis

Lone Parenthood: An Economic Analysis

by John F. Ermisch


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521412438
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 09/05/1991
Series: Occasional Papers: National Institute of Economic and Social Research Series , #44
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

List of tables; List of charts; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. One-parent families in industrialised countries: an overview of trends; 3. Modelling the dynamics of one-parent families; 4. An economic model of marriage and marriage search; 5. Entry into lone parenthood: analysis of marital dissolution and pre-marital births; 6. Lone parents' employment and welfare benefits; 7. Employment dynamics among lone parents; 8. The duration of lone parenthood; 9. Prospects and policies; Notes; References; Index.

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