Should doesn't really enter into it for me. It is about revenues. If you give a tax break to one earner familes. Not only do you lose whatever you give but also you will have people drop out of the workforce. This is an immediate loss of revenues and as their skills degrade a longterm loss as well. The opposite effect is seen with childcare benefits or programs. Women go to work and the programs almost pay for themselves.Operatime wrote: ↑Nov 6th, 2017 4:43 pmIt sounds like you’re saying that having one half of a couple not work, or even work less than their spouse, is something to be discouraged at all costs. Consider that these people often have much to contribute to their children, families, aging parents, communities, local schools and maybe even the career of their spouse. Maybe we should be making it easier for people to be able to make these unpaid contributions to society, instead of more expensive?
I don't really know what is "better" for kids and don't really care that much. I do think evidence is mixed.