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June 1994, Vol. 117, No. 6
Howard V. Hayghe
Economist, Division of Labor Force Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics
Suzanne M. Bianchi
Assistant Chief for Social and Demographic Statistics, Population Division, Bureau of the Census.
Andrea Walter, also of the Census Bureau, provided statistical support.
Today's married mothers are twice as likely to work full time all year than their predecessors of 20 years ago. This article examines the issue of time spent in market work by looking at married mothers' work experience during 1992, as well as traces broad trends in married mothers' work experience over the past 20 years.
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