After Great Recession, More Married Fathers Providing Child Care.

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Smith, Kristin.
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University of New Hampshire Carsey School of Public Policy.
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The decline in fathers’ employment during the Great Recession may have created conditions where families forego paid child care and instead rely on fathers to care for children not only to save money, but also because these fathers now have fewer work commitments. This brief adds to our understanding about men’s changing roles that resulted from their job losses during the Great Recession. (Author abstract)

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