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Außerhäusliche Kinderbetreuung in Ostdeutschland vor und nach der Wiedervereinigung. Ein Vergleich mit Westdeutschland in den Jahren 1990-1999

Karsten Hank, Katja Tillmann and Gert Wagner ()
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Karsten Hank: Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany

No WP-2001-003, MPIDR Working Papers from Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany

Abstract: This paper provides first a concise overview of institutional day-care arrangements and their extent in the former GDR. Then institutional and infrastructural changes since German re-unification in 1990 are briefly discussed. In the empirical part, data from the German Socio-Economic Panel (GSOEP) for the period 1990 to 1999 are used to analyze the actual day-care situation for children living in eastern Germany. The paper concludes with considerations of the consequences of a changing day-care situation for the opportunities of women (particularly mothers) in the New Länder to participate in the labor force. (AUTHORS)

JEL-codes: J1 Z0 (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Date: 2001
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DOI: 10.4054/MPIDR-WP-2001-003

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