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Babies and bosses: reconciling work and family life. Vol. 3: New Zealand, Portugal and Switzerland

Corporate author: OECD Publisher: OECD, 2004.Language: EnglishDescription: 221 p. : Graphs ; 30 cm.ISBN: 9264108343Type of document: Book Online Access: Click here Bibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references
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Reconciling Work and Family Life Babies and Bosses: New Zealand, Portugal and Switzerland Table of Contents Chapter 1. Main findings and policy recommendations ................................................. 1.1. Introduction to the review ....................................................................................... 1.2. Key family and work outcomes ............................................................................. 1.3. The family-friendly policy stance ......................................................................... 1.4. 1.5. 1.6. 1.7. Childcare systems ....................................................................................................... Tax/benefit policy ........................................................................................................ Family-friendly workplaces ..................................................................................... Promoting gender equity............................................................................................ 9 10 11 16 17 21 24 25 26 27 28 35 47 51 52 55 56 64 68 72 75 77 87 89 90 91 99 118 121 124 127 129 136 Note .............................................................................................................................................. Chapter 2. The socio-economic environment ...................................................................... 2.1. The macroeconomic context ................................................................................... 2.2. The demographic context ......................................................................................... 2.3. The policy context ....................................................................................................... 2.4. Summary........................................................................................................................... Notes ............................................................................................................................................ Chapter 3. Parental labour market outcomes: a gender issue ...................................... 3.1. Gender differences in employment outcomes ................................................. 3.2. Mothers in employment ............................................................................................ 3.3. Distribution of work in households with children ....................................... 3.4. Gender earnings differentials ................................................................................ 3.5. Summary........................................................................................................................... Annex to Chapter 3 .............................................................................................................. Notes ............................................................................................................................................ Chapter 4. Childcare systems and policies............................................................................ 4.1. Childcare policy objectives ...................................................................................... 4.2. Types of facilities and the use of childcare ..................................................... 4.3. Three competing public policy goals: access, quality and capacity ................................................................................................... 4.4. Conclusions .................................................................................................................... Annex to Chapter 4 .............................................................................................................. Notes ............................................................................................................................................ Chapter 5. Balancing adequacy with work incentives ..................................................... 5.1. Main characteristics of tax/benefit systems ................................................... 5.2. Disincentives to work for second earners ........................................................ BABIES AND BOSSES: RECONCILING WORK AND FAMILY LIFE - ISBN 92-64-10834-3 - 0 OECD 2004 5 TABLE OF CONTENTS 5.3. Sole parent families struggling with joblessness ..................................... 149 5.4. Conclusions.............................................................................................................. 164 Annex to Chapter 5 ....................................................................................................... 166 Notes .................................................................................................................................... 167 Chapter 6. Time-related workplace support for parents ...................................... 171 6.1. Family-friendly policy measures: setting the scene ............................... 172 6.2. The public case for family-friendly policies ............................................... 173 6.3. Family-friendly workplaces ............................................................................... 181 6.4. Conclusions ............................................................................................................. 192 Notes .................................................................................................................................... 194 Bibliography............................................................................................................................... 197 Background Annex to the Review ................................................................................... 205

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