Wednesday, May 24, 2006

Unintended consequences.

Two good posts today about the side effects of women's entry in the workforce: Harry Brighouse uses a piece by Alison Wolf as the launching pad to propose that "restrictions on women’s participation in the labour market constituted a massive subsidy to public education," while Brad DeLong finds Ruth Marcus discussing how working parents risk losing their jobs when family members become sick or child-care arrangements fall through.

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