Valuing Children: Rethinking the Economics of the Family

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While parents spend significant time as well as money on children, most estimates of the "cost" of children ignore the value of this time. Folbre provides a startlingly high but entirely credible estimate of the value of parental time per child by asking what it would cost to purchase a comparable substitute for it.

Valuing Children: Rethinking the Economics of the Family 2010, Harvard University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780674047273

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