Number 30: Mothers and fathers with young children: paid employment, caring and wellbeing


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Author:  Jennifer Baxter, Matthew Gray, Michael Alexander, Lyndall Strazdins and Michael Bittman

The paper examines how the use of child care, the time parents spend with children, and parental wellbeing relate to parental employment. The analysis in this paper is based on Wave 1 of the Longitudinal Survey of Australian Children (LSAC) confidentialised unit record file.

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