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Historical Changes in Stay-at-Home Mothers: 1969 to 2009

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This paper explores the decrease in the proportion of married mothers with children under 15 in married couple households who stayed home, and whether the demographic characteristics of this increasingly select group of women also changed.  It uses March supplement of Current Population Survey data ranging from 1969 to 2009.

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