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Babies and Bosses - Reconciling Work and Family Life (Volume 2) : Austria, Ireland and Japan - Oecd

Babies and Bosses - Reconciling Work and Family Life (Volume 2)

Austria, Ireland and Japan

By: Oecd

Paperback Published: 4th November 2003
ISBN: 9789264104181
Number Of Pages: 232

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Raising children and having a career both rate highly as important life goals for many people. Helping parents to achieve these goals is vital for society: parental care plays a crucial role in child development and parental employment promotes economic prosperity. A failure to assist parents find their preferred work and family balance has implications for both labour supply and family decisions. This study considers how a wide range of policies, including tax/benefit policies, childcare policies, and employment and workplace practices, help determine parental labour market outcomes and family formation in Austria, Ireland and Japan. Table of contents in English Chapter 1. Table of contents Chapter 2. Main Findings and Policy Recommendations Chapter 3. Families and Work: Labour Market Outcomes Chapter 4. Balancing Time at Work with Care Responsibilities Chapter 5. Family Formation: Does More Work Lead to Fewer Births? Chapter 6. Families and Care: Who Minds the Children? Chapter 7. Tax/benefit Policy: Parental Work and Care Choices

ISBN: 9789264104181
ISBN-10: 9264104186
Series: Babies and Bosses: Reconciling Work and Family Life : Book 2
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 232
Published: 4th November 2003
Publisher: Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Country of Publication: FR
Dimensions (cm): 23.39 x 15.6  x 1.25
Weight (kg): 0.33