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The Care Economy in Africa: Subsistence Production and Unpaid Care

Nancy Folbre.

in Journal of African Economies

January 2014; p ublished online January 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Welfare and Poverty. 9992 words.

What do we know about the extent and value of the care economy in Africa, and why does this matter? This paper outlines a theoretical framework for analysing the care economy, including...

Channels of labour supply responses of lone parents to changed work incentives

Xiaodong Gong and Robert Breunig.

in Oxford Economic Papers

October 2014; p ublished online July 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Demographic Economics; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Demand and Supply of Labour; Single Equation Models; Single Variables. 9471 words.

In this article, we investigate the response of female lone parents to two reforms to the welfare system in Australia. Using childless single women as a control group, we find the first set...

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Do Single Mothers Face Greater Constraints to Workforce Participation in Non-Metropolitan Areas?

Bradford F. Mills and Gautam Hazarika.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

February 2003; p ublished online February 2003 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Demographic Economics; Welfare and Poverty; Household Analysis. 9077 words.

Increasing workforce participation among single mothers is the primary goal of recent welfare reform measures. This article shows that increased workforce participation in the mid to late...

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The drivers of happiness inequality: suggestions for promoting social cohesion

Leonardo Becchetti, Riccardo Massari and Paolo Naticchioni.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2014; p ublished online May 2013 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Demographic Economics; Education and Research Institutions; Welfare and Poverty. 8661 words.

This paper identifies and quantifies the contribution of a set of covariates in affecting levels and over time changes of happiness inequality. Using a decomposition method based on RIF...

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The dynamic effect of disability on work and subjective well-being

Melanie Jones, Kostas Mavromaras, Peter J Sloane and Zhang Wei.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2018; p ublished online May 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Welfare and Poverty; Demand and Supply of Labour. 10297 words.

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Using longitudinal data from the Household, Income, and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey (2001–2013), we examine the relationship between...

Education's Effect on Poverty: The Role of Migration*

Bruce Weber, Alexander Marre, Monica Fisher, Robert Gibbs and John Cromartie.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Demographic Economics; Education and Research Institutions; Welfare and Poverty; Household Analysis. 3501 words.

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Food Expenditure and Involuntary Retirement: Resolving the Retirement-Consumption Puzzle

Garry F. Barrett and Matthew Brzozowski.

in American Journal of Agricultural Economics

July 2012; p ublished online July 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Intertemporal Choice and Growth; Demand and Supply of Labour. 6273 words.

International research has shown that household expenditure on nondurables significantly decreases at retirement - a finding that is inconsistent with the standard life-cycle model of...

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Food Security and Teenage Labor Supply

Sarah Hamersma and Matthew Kim.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

March 2016; p ublished online March 2015 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Economics of Health; Welfare and Poverty; Demand and Supply of Labour. 9446 words.

This study assesses whether teenage labor force participation may influence the food security of children in their families. We utilize the Current Population Survey annual Food Security...

The Impact of Rural Pensions in China on Labor Migration

Karen Eggleston, Ang Sun and Zhaoguo Zhan.

in The World Bank Economic Review

February 2018; p ublished online July 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; National Government Expenditures and Related Policies; Welfare and Poverty; Demand and Supply of Labour; Economic Development. 11495 words.

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We study the impact of China’s new rural pension program on promoting migration of labor by applying a regression discontinuity analysis to this new...

Job quality and the economics of New Labour: a critical appraisal using subjective survey data

Andrew Brown, Andy Charlwood, Chris Forde and David Spencer.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

November 2007; p ublished online October 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Labour Standards: National and International; Demand and Supply of Labour; Welfare and Poverty; Economic Methodology. 11472 words.

This paper assesses the record on job quality during the early term of office of the New Labour government by interpreting, from a political economy perspective, changes in a variety of...

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Job security and job protection

Andrew Clark and Fabien Postel-Vinay.

in Oxford Economic Papers

April 2009; p ublished online June 2008 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Welfare and Poverty; Mobility, Unemployment, and Vacancies. 12772 words.

We construct indicators of the perception of job security for various job types in 12 European countries using individual data from the European Community Household Panel (ECHP). We then...

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Partial employment protection and perceived job security: evidence from France

Alexandre Georgieff and Anthony Lepinteur.

in Oxford Economic Papers

July 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Demand and Supply of Labour; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs. 8768 words.

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This paper assesses the causal effect of partial employment protection on workers’ subjective job security via the perceived probability of layoff. We...

Performance Pay Jobs and Job Satisfaction

Marko Ledić.

in CESifo Economic Studies

March 2018; p ublished online March 2018 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Wages, Compensation, and Labour Costs; Demand and Supply of Labour. 10578 words.

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In recent decades there have been a growing number of studies that investigated the effects of personal and job characteristics on the subjective...

Persistent Rural Poverty: Is It Simply Remoteness and Scale?*

Mark D. Partridge and Dan S. Rickman.

in Applied Economic Perspectives and Policy

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Demand and Supply of Labour; Welfare and Poverty; Housing Markets, Production Analysis, and Business Location; Urban, Rural, and Regional Economics; Household Analysis. 3033 words.

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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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Welfare-improving income tax reforms: a microsimulation analysis

John Creedy and Nicolas Hérault.

in Oxford Economic Papers

January 2012; p ublished online July 2011 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Welfare Economics; Fiscal Policies and Behaviour of Economic Agents; Demand and Supply of Labour; Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue. 9255 words.

Extensive research has shown that few robust results regarding the optimal tax structure are available. Moreover, the stylized models used in optimal tax analyses are not appropriate for...

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