Employment and the risk of domestic violence: does the breadwinner's gendermatter?

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dc.contributor.author Alonso Borrego, César
dc.contributor.author Carrasco Perea, Raquel
dc.date.accessioned 2017-08-31T12:22:33Z
dc.date.available 2018-03-01T23:00:05Z
dc.date.issued 2017-10-01
dc.identifier.bibliographicCitation Alonso-Borrego, C. and Carrasco, R. (2017). Employment and the risk of domestic violence: does the breadwinner’s gender matter? Applied Economics, v. 49, n. 50, pp. 5074-5091
dc.identifier.issn 0003-6846
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10016/25145
dc.description.abstract This article studies the effect on the risk of female victimization of the employment status of the woman and her partner. We use individual-level data from the violence against women surveys for Spain, which also provide information on income and a rich set of sociodemographic characteristics. To address the potential endogeneity of the binary employment indicators, weexploit exogenous geographical information on the employment and unemployment rates by gender and age, within a multivariate probit framework. Our estimation results show that male partner employment plays a major role in the risk of physical violence, while female employmentonly lowers it when her partner is employed too. The lowest risk appears for more egalitarian couples in which both partners are employed.
dc.description.sponsorship Research funding from the Ministry of Finance and Competitiveness, Grant Nos. ECO2015-65204-P, MDM2014-0431, and Comunidad de Madrid, Grant No. MadEco-CM (S2015/HUM-3444), is gratefully acknowledged.
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dc.language.iso eng
dc.publisher Taylor & Francis
dc.relation.isversionof http://hdl.handle.net/10016/22575
dc.rights © Taylor & Francis
dc.subject.other Intimate partner violence
dc.subject.other Employment
dc.subject.other Discrete choice
dc.subject.other Instrumental variables
dc.subject.other Multivariate probit
dc.subject.other Endogeneity
dc.title Employment and the risk of domestic violence: does the breadwinner's gendermatter?
dc.type article
dc.subject.jel J12
dc.subject.jel D19
dc.subject.jel J16
dc.subject.jel C25
dc.subject.jel C26
dc.subject.eciencia Economía
dc.identifier.doi https://doi.org/10.1080/00036846.2017.1299103
dc.rights.accessRights openAccess
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. MDM2014-0431
dc.relation.projectID Gobierno de España. ECO2015-65204 P
dc.relation.projectID Comunidad de Madrid. S2015/HUM-3444/MADECO-CM
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dc.identifier.publicationfirstpage 5074
dc.identifier.publicationissue 50
dc.identifier.publicationlastpage 5091
dc.identifier.publicationtitle Applied economics
dc.identifier.publicationvolume 49
dc.identifier.uxxi AR/0000020258
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