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Entry into motherhood: The effect of wages
(University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2007-04)
Using the ECHP, we explored the determinants of having the first child in Spain. Our main goal was to study the relation between female wages and the decision to enter motherhood. Since the offered wage of non-working women ...
Education and the dynamics of family decisions
(University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2009-04)
This paper investigates the extent to which a biased transmission of educational endowments affects fertility. To this end, we devise a version of Becker’s family decision model that takes preference change into account. ...
Career Planning in Spain: Do temporary contracts delay marriage and motherhood?
(University of the Basque Country, Department of Foundations of Economic Analysis II, 2003-04)
The aim of this paper is to find an empirical connection between the impressive increase in the use of temporary contracts in Spain and the observed increase in age at marriage and maternity. Using a pool of the six available ...