Essays on labor and family economics in China

Lei Lei

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This dissertation contains three chapters that investigate topics lying in the intersection between household and labor economics, with a special focus on the context of China. Chapter 2 studies the long-term effect of childcare choice on children's education and labor market outcomes. Chapter 3 examines the immediate effect of the family planning policy relaxation in 2013 on female labor supply and explores potential explanations behind the observed effect. Chapter 4 studies how a sibling's education affects an individual's own educational and health outcomes, by exploiting the compulsory education law reform around 1986.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • Tilburg University
  • van Soest, Arthur, Promotor
  • Abbring, Jaap, Promotor
Award date26 May 2020
Place of PublicationTilburg
Print ISBNs978 90 5668 624 6
Publication statusPublished - 2020


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