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Replication data for: Career, Family, and the Well-Being of College-Educated Women

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1
Resource Type
Dataset
Creator
  • Bertrand, Marianne
Publication Date
2013-05-01
Description
  • Abstract

    I report on measures of life satisfaction and emotional well-being across groups of college-educated women, based on whether they have a career, a family, both, or neither. The biggest premium to life satisfaction is associated with having a family. While there is also a life satisfaction premium associated with having a career, women do not seem able to "double up" on these premiums. A qualitatively similar picture emerges from the emotional well-being data. Among college-educated women with family, those with a career spend a larger share of their day unhappy, sad, stressed and tired.
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    DOI: 10.1257/aer.103.3.244 (Text)
Publications
  • Bertrand, Marianne. “Career, Family, and the Well-Being of College-Educated Women.” American Economic Review 103, no. 3 (May 2013): 244–50. https://doi.org/10.1257/aer.103.3.244.
    • ID: 10.1257/aer.103.3.244 (DOI)

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Bertrand, Marianne (2013): Replication data for: Career, Family, and the Well-Being of College-Educated Women. Version: 1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/E112619V1