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Babies and bosses: reconciling work and family life. Vol. 2: Austria, Ireland and Japan

Corporate author: OECD Publisher: OECD, 2003.Language: EnglishDescription: 227 p. : Graphs ; 30 cm.ISBN: 9264104186Type of document: Book Online Access: Click here Bibliography/Index: Includes bibliographical references
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Reconciling Work and Family Life Austria, Ireland and Japan Table of Contents Babies and Bosses: Chapter 1. Main Findings and Policy Recommendations.............................................. 1.1. Introduction to the review......................................................................................... 1.2. Key work and family outcomes................................................................................ 1.3. 1.4. 1.5. 1.6. 1.7. The overall policy stance............................................................................................ Reducing workplace barriers to parental employment................................. Tax/benefit systems and the choice of work and care.................................. Improving access to affordable quality childcare............................................ Family formation: facing the future...................................................................... 9 10 14 15 17 21 24 26 27 29 30 32 42 51 55 57 59 62 65 67 70 79 83 90 93 94 97 99 111 113 119 120 Notes ........................................................................................................................................... Chapter 2. Families and Work: Labour Market Outcomes ........................................... 2.1. The macroeconomic context..................................................................................... 2.2. Key labour market outcomes................................................................................... 2.3. Mothers in employment.............................................................................................. 2.4. Family employment patterns .................................................................................. 2.5. Poverty .............................................................................................................................. 2.6. Conclusions..................................................................................................................... Annex to Chapter 2 .............................................................................................................. Notes ........................................................................................................................................... Chapter 3. Balancing Time at Work with Care Responsibilities ................................ 3.1. Key institutional aspects .......................................................................................... 3.2. Regular working hours............................................................................................... 3.3. The dichotomy between regular employees and non-regular workers in Japan............................................................................................................. 3.4. Employer-provided family-friendly policies ...................................................... 3.5. Conclusions..................................................................................................................... Annex to Chapter 3 .............................................................................................................. Notes ........................................................................................................................................... Chapter 4. Family Formation: Does More Work Lead to Fewer Births? ............. 4.1. Fertility and family dynamics.................................................................................. 4.2. Employment and fertility........................................................................................... 4.3. The policy response to family and fertility changes ...................................... 4.4. Conclusions..................................................................................................................... Notes ........................................................................................................................................... BABIES AND BOSSES: RECONCILING WORK AND FAMILY LIFE - ISBN 92-64-10418-6 - 0 OECD 2003 5 TABLE OF CONTENTS Chapter 5. Families and Care: Who Minds the Children? 123 5.1. Childcare policy objectives ......................................................................... 124 5.2. Parental leave models and take-up ......................................................... 125 5.3. Key childcare indicators.............................................................................. 132 5.4. Childcare policy concerns .......................................................................... 141 5.5. Conclusions.................................................................................................. 158 Annex to Chapter 5 ............................................................................................ 162 Notes ..................................................................................................................... 164 Chapter 6. Tax/benefit Policy: Parental Work and Care Choices...................... 169 6.1. A concise overview of tax/benefit systems.............................................. 171 6.2. The implications of tax/benefit systems.................................................. 176 6.3. Promoting employment among non-working parents ......................... 188 6.4. Conclusions.................................................................................................. 198 Annex to Chapter 6 ............................................................................................ 201 Notes ..................................................................................................................... 205 References .................................................................................................................... 207 Background Annex to the Review............................................................................. 220

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