The Response of Parental Time Investments to the Child’s Skills and Health

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The Response of Parental Time Investments to the Child’s Skills and Health. / Tonei, Valentina; Nicoletti, Cheti.

IZA Institute of Labor Economics, 2017. (IZA; No. 10993).

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Tonei, V & Nicoletti, C 2017 'The Response of Parental Time Investments to the Child’s Skills and Health' IZA, no. 10993, IZA Institute of Labor Economics.

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Tonei, V., & Nicoletti, C. (2017). The Response of Parental Time Investments to the Child’s Skills and Health. (IZA; No. 10993). IZA Institute of Labor Economics.

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Tonei V, Nicoletti C. The Response of Parental Time Investments to the Child’s Skills and Health. IZA Institute of Labor Economics. 2017. (IZA; 10993).

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Tonei, Valentina ; Nicoletti, Cheti. / The Response of Parental Time Investments to the Child’s Skills and Health. IZA Institute of Labor Economics, 2017. (IZA; 10993).

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