Employment characteristics and transitions of mothers in the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children

Employment characteristics and transitions of mothers in the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children

Jennifer Baxter

Commissioned report— December 2013

A report commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Social Services.

Four waves of Growing Up in Australia: The Longitudinal Study of Australian Children data are used to explore mothers' participation in paid employment. The data are exploited to examine mothers' transitions into and out of work and between jobs of different types as children grow or as new children are born.

This report was authored by AIFS staff and published by the Australian Government Department of  Social Services

Employment characteristics and transitions of mothers in the Longitudinal Study of Australian Children

Suggested citation:

Baxter, J. (2013). Employment characteristics and transitions of mothers in the Longitudinal Study of Australian ChildrenMelbourne: Australian Institute of Family Studies. 

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