Oscar D. Marcenaro Gutiérrez y Laia West Montiel

Estimating the gender gap in the matter of conciliation

This piece of work is aimed at disentangling the factors affecting the balance between personal, family and working life. To this end we undertake an empirical approach by means of several econometric techniques. The estimation of these models is based on data coming from an ad hoc survey. The results of the analysis allow us to conclude that policy measures designed to increase men co-responsibility are a key issue to improve women’s work-family-life balance.

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