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Determinants of Australian mothers' employment: An analysis of lone and couple mothers

Matthew Gray, Lixia Qu, David de Vaus and Christine Millward
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Lixia Qu: Australian Institute of Family Studies
David de Vaus: La Trobe University
Christine Millward: Australian Institute of Family Studies

Labor and Demography from University Library of Munich, Germany

Abstract: While the lower rates of employment of lone mothers as compared with couple mothers has been well documented, the reasons for the employment gap are less well understood. This paper uses data from the 1996 Australian Census to analyse the factors which explain the employment gap.

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Date: 2004-05-14
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