Università della Svizzera italiana

Essays on the demand for child care services

Medici, Diego ; Filippini, Massimo (Dir.)

Thèse de doctorat : Università della Svizzera italiana, 2011 ; 2011ECO009.

In Switzerland, as in many developed countries, a growing number of parents face a pertinent challenge in trying to reconcile family and work commitments. Parents working full-time or part-time may purchase child care services (such as school-meal and after-school services) provided at school or by other professionals, while others directly provide personal care to their children until school...