To Work or Not To Work?: The Effects of Partner Earnings and Children on Women’s Labor Supply

Sylvia Allegretto, Center of Economic Analysis
November 2002
This study uses the 1990 Census to examine and compare the labor force participation decisions of three groups of women: married, cohabiting opposite-sex and cohabiting same-sex. Of particular interest are the effects of children and partner earnings on labor supply for all three groups.[Link]