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Table 1 Descriptive statistics. SCPS (1998–2002)

From: The impact of family-friendly policies in Spain and their use throughout the business cycle

  Treated   Control  
  Pre-law Post-law Pre-law Post-law
Part-time rate 12.76 16.53 8.94 8.93
  (0.33) (0.37) (0.28) (0.28)
Age 34.27 34.87 32.39 32.61
  (3.99) (4.05) (5.09) (5.20)
Head 10.22 12.16 14.8 16.64
  (0.30) (0.32) (0.35) (0.37)
Educ     
 Low 24.68 21.56 27.14 23.4
  (0.43) (0.41) (0.44) (0.42)
 Medium 33.46 24.17 39.4 25.69
  (0.47) (0.43) (0.49) (0.44)
 High 41.86 53.73 33.46 50.9
  (0.49) (0.50) (0.47) (0.50)
Sector     
 Primary 0.53 0.32 0.46 0.24
  (0.07) (0.06) (0.07) (0.05)
 Industry 11.6 12.42 13.18 14.78
  (0.32) (0.33) (0.34) (0.35)
 Construction 0.97 2.04 1.44 1.81
  (0.10) (0.14) (0.11) (0.13)
 Services 86.89 85.22 84.93 83.17
  (0.34) (0.35) (0.35) (0.37)
  1. The sample contains married females under indefinite contract between 25 and 45. Treated group: mothers with children between 0 and 5 years old. Control group: non-mothers