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The timing of mothers' employment after childbirth

Wen-Jui Han; Christopher J. Ruhm; Jane Waldfogel; Elizabeth Washbrook

Title:
The timing of mothers' employment after childbirth
Author(s):
Han, Wen-Jui
Ruhm , Christopher J.
Waldfogel, Jane
Washbrook, Elizabeth
Date:
Type:
Articles
Department(s):
Social Work
Volume:
131
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Book/Journal Title:
Monthly Labor Review
Abstract:
According to data from a new nationally representative study of women who gave birth in 2001, the speed of a woman's return to work after the birth of a child was influenced by many factors, including family structure, education, age, birth history, and race/ethnicity, but the strongest factor was whether or not the woman had been working prior to the birth.
Subject(s):
Families
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Wen-Jui Han, Christopher J. Ruhm, Jane Waldfogel, Elizabeth Washbrook, , The timing of mothers' employment after childbirth, Columbia University Academic Commons, .

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