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Impact of motherhood on pension acquisition: differentiation according to education

Jay Ginn

in Gender, pensions and the lifecourse

Published by Policy Press

Published in print June 2003 | ISBN: 9781861343383
Published online March 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781447302421 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1332/policypress/9781861343383.003.0005
Impact of motherhood on pension acquisition: differentiation according to education

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This chapter discusses the differentiation among women in their employment and private pension coverage. This is according to their educational qualifications, and based on data gathered from the GHS. The chapter also critically examines the thesis that graduate mothers can avoid the adverse impact of childrearing on future pension income, as compared to less-skilled women.

Keywords: differentiation; motherhood; pension coverage; pension acquisition; educational qualifications

Chapter.  4491 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: Gender and Sexuality

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