COVID-19 confinement measures imposed a tremendous burden on families with young children: schooling and childcare had to be provided in the family home, alongside regular professional duties. In this note, we examine the asymmetric way in which the confinement impacted the sharing of household tasks between mothers and fathers and the corresponding implications for labor […]
About Ana Fernandes
Prof. Ana Fernandes ist Forscherin und Dozentin an der Business School der Berner Fachhochschule. Sie promovierte 1999 in Wirtschaftswissenschaften an der University of Chicago und forschte zu den Themen Finanzen, Altruismus im Kontext der Familie und Entwicklungsökonomie.
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Part-time jobs are thought to reconcile work and family obligations. However, women with a higher probability of becoming pregnant soon have lower chances to be invited for a job interview for a part-time job than women who have completed their family formation and have older kids. No such differences are present in full-time positions. We […]