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Inglis, K.

The earnings of informal carers: Wage differentials and opportunity costs

A substantial proportion of working age individuals in Britain are looking after sick, disabled or elderly people, often combining their work and caring responsibilities. Previous research has shown that informal care is linked with substantial opportunity costs for the individual due to forgone wages as a result of non-labour market participation. In this paper we show that informal carers exhibit further disadvantages even when participating.

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 15:08