Female labor supply and housing decisions

T. Aldershof

Research output: ThesisDoctoral Thesis

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Abstract

The focus of this thesis is on the labor supply decisions of married and cohabiting women in relation to the housing tenure choice decision. The main motivation for a joint analysis has been the relaxation of the mortgage qualification constraint. Since 1992 households can take out a mortgage on the basis of two incomes instead of one. Women may want to supply more labor to obtain a higher mortgage, but on the other hand higher mortgage commitments may constrain women to keep working. The empirical analyses, based on the Dutch Socio-Economic Panel, are performed within a static and a dynamic framework.
Original languageEnglish
QualificationDoctor of Philosophy
Awarding Institution
  • Tilburg University
Supervisors/Advisors
  • Kapteyn, A., Promotor
  • Alessie, R.J.M., Co-promotor, External person
Award date18 Jun 1999
Place of PublicationTilburg
Publisher
Print ISBNs9056680528
Publication statusPublished - 1999

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    Aldershof, T. (1999). Female labor supply and housing decisions. CentER, Center for Economic Research.