Economic Progress

This is the taxation and labour supply of married couples from the US and Europe since the 1980s

"How much influence do tax policies have on the labour supply behaviour of private households?" Image: REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger

Alexander Bick

Assistant Professor, Arizona State University

Bettina Brüggemann

Assistant Professor of Economics, McMaster University

Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln

Professor for Macroeconomics and Development, Goethe University Frankfurt and CEPR Research Fellow

Hannah Paule-Paludkiewicz

PhD student in Economics, , Goethe University Frankfurt

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Employment rates of married women aged 25-54
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Hours worked per employed married woman aged 25-54
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 Figure 2 Hours worked per employed married woman aged 25-54
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 Figure 3: Time series of hours worked per employed married woman in data, model, and tax experiment
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 Figure 3: Time series of hours worked per employed married woman in data, model, and tax experiment
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 Figure 3: Time series of hours worked per employed married woman in data, model, and tax experiment
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