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The effects of marriage on couples" allocation of time between market and non-market hours by AbdelRahmen El Lahga

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Published by IZA in Bonn, Germany .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Marriage -- Economic aspects -- Germany.

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Edition Notes

Statementby AbdelRahmen El Lahga, Nicolas Moreau.
SeriesDiscussion paper -- no. 2619, Discussion paper (Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit : Online) -- no. 2619
ContributionsMoreau, Nicolas.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHD5701
The Physical Object
FormatElectronic resource
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16289109M
LC Control Number2007617710

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Moreau N., Lahga A.R.E. () The Effects of Marriage on Couples’ Allocation of Time Between Market and Nonmarket Hours. In: Molina J. (eds) Household Economic Behaviors. International Series on Consumer by: The Effects of Marriage on Couples’ Allocation of Time Between Market and Non-Market Hours Article March with 28 Reads How we measure 'reads'. BibTeX @MISC{Lahga07oflaborthe, author = {Abdelrahmen El Lahga and Nicolas Moreau and Abdelrahmen El Lahga and Nicolas Moreau}, title = {of LaborThe Effects of Marriage on Couples’ Allocation of Time Between Market and Non-Market Hours}, year = {}}. of LaborThe Effects of Marriage on Couples’ Allocation of Time Between Market and Non-Market Hours. (IZA) in Bonn is a local and virtual international research center and a place of communication between science, politics and business. IZA is an independent nonprofit company supported by Deutsche Post World Net.

  Most married women gain 33–34 min of leisure each weekday when compared to single women. While marriage does not lead to more leisure for husbands, it allows them to allocate time away from home and towards market work. Lower-income couples work more at home and for pay, and spend less time in leisure than their single by: about market work, non-market work, marital status and consumption. Let Married be a dummy variable denoting the marital status of the couple, with Married = 1 if married and 0 if cohabiting. Each partner p (p = m;f) offers lp > 0 hours on the labor market at wage . The Effects of Marriage on German Couples’ Allocation of Time. is to examine whether the shift from cohabitation to marriage is associated with a significant change in household market and non-market labor supply. More specifically, we use a long German panel (GSOEP) to test whether the transition from cohabitation to marriage reinforces Cited by: 4.   Most married women gain minutes of leisure each weekday when compared to single women. While marriage does not lead to more leisure for husbands, it allows them to allocate time away from home and towards market work. Lower-income couples work more at home and for pay, and spend less time in leisure than their single by:

The Effects of Marriage on Couples’ Allocation of Time Between Market and Non-Market Hours IZA Discussion Papers, Institute of Labor Economics (IZA) View citations (16) Would You Marry Me?: The Effects of Marriage on German Couples' Allocation of Time. _____ theorists argue that if couples have not worked out a marriage contract, they will have to work on the problems of equity and consensus in such areas as the division of labor around the home, sex, social life, and other matters. Highlights We examine trends in the time allocation of married couples. We focus on changes in the gender earnings gap and the cost of home appliances. The closing of the gender earnings gap drives the rise in female work participation. The cost of appliances drives changes in the time allocation outside of work. Thus, both explanations are needed to understand trends in the time by:   The Effects of Marriage on Couples' Allocation of Time Between Market and Non-Market Hours By Abdelrahmen El Lahga and Nicolas MoreauCited by: