Flexible Working and Couples’ Coordination of Time Schedules – Bryan & Sanz

Drawing on UK data, the authors demonstrate that for couples who both enjoy flexible working schedules is greater spouse synchronization in daily working times by nearly one hour. They argue that the expansion of flexitime would increase couples’ work time coordination.

Bryan, Mark; Sanz, Almudena (2014) Flexible Working and Couples’ Coordination of Time Schedules, Discussion Paper 8304, IZA

Available at: http://www.iza.org/en/webcontent/publications/papers/viewAbstract?dp_id=8304