Economics @ ITT

Should one person always stay at home? An economist considers

Posted in economics by ittecon on June 3, 2013

For an economist, the central question is not whether this creates a good role model for your children or upsets the power dynamic in the relationship; rather, it is simply whether this arrangement is more efficient. In fact, as the Atlantic story notes, economists have considered this question and basically argued that, yes, specialization in the household is efficient.

via Should one person always stay at home? An economist considers. – Slate Magazine.

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