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The prospects for caring: economic theory and policy analysis

Susan Himmelweit.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2007; p ublished online May 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Demand and Supply of Labour; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Economic Sociology. 11109 words.

This paper examines three distinguishing features of caring: that it involves the development of a relationship, that caring responsibilities and needs are unequally distributed and that...

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Unpaid work and conformity: why care?

Marina Della Giusta and Sarah Jewell.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

May 2015; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Household Behaviour and Family Economics; Economic Sociology; Microeconomics. 9176 words.

We study the supply of unpaid eldercare (in particular caring for parents) in the UK, focusing on both the division of care and caring tasks by gender and the effect of conformity to social...

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