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  • Esping-Andersen, Gøsta (2005)
    Children occupy centre-stage in any new welfare equilibrium. Failure to support families may produce either of two undesirable scenarios. We shall see a society without children if motherhood remains incompatible with work. ...
  • Esping-Andersen, Gøsta (2006)
    Individuals' life chances in the future will very much depend on how we invest in our children now. An optimal human capital model would combine a high mean with minimal variance of skills. It is well-established that early ...
  • Esping-Andersen, Gøsta; Bonke, Jens (2007)
    This study examines parental time investment in their children, distinguishing between developmental and non-developmental care. Our analyses centre on three influential determinants: educational background, marital homogamy, ...
  • Bonke, Jens; Esping-Andersen, Gøsta (2009)
    We study the interplay of preferences and market productivities on parenting, and show the preferences, when identified, provide a better explanation of caring decisions than has, so far, been demonstrated in the literature. ...
  • Esping-Andersen, Gøsta (2005)
    On the backdrop of very little sociological concern with rising income inequality, this paper examines how key changes in sociodemographic behaviour may help shed additional light on changes in household income distribution ...
  • Esping-Andersen, Gøsta; Myles, John (2005)
    We argue that long term sustainability of social security systems requires not only better equilibrium between the proportion in retirement and in employment but also an equitable distribution of the additional financial ...
  • Nolan, Brian, 1953-; Esping-Andersen, Gøsta; Whelan, Christopher T. (2010)
    In this study we examine the role of institutions in shaping inter-generational mobility behavior. Research has traditionally emphasized the role of educational systems but cummulative evidence suggests that variations in ...
  • Esping-Andersen, Gøsta; Güell, Maia; Brodmann, Stefanie (2005)
    We analyze second birth decisions within the theoretical framework of joint household decision making, comparing two countires that represent the international extremes in terms of women's career behaviour, Denmark and ...

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