The Effects of Paid Family Leave in California on Labor Market Outcomes

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Charles L. Baum ; Christopher J. Ruhm (2013)
  • Publisher: Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) Bonn
  • Subject: J1 | J2 | parental leave | family leave | J3 | parental leave, paid leave, family leave, employment, wages, leave-taking, return-to-work decisions | employment | J13 | return-to-work decisions | leave-taking | J18 | wages | Paid Leave, Family Leave, Employment, Wages, Leave-Taking, Return-to-Work Decisions | paid leave
    • jel: jel:J3 | jel:J1 | jel:J2 | jel:J18 | jel:J13
      ddc: ddc:330

Using data from the 1997-cohort of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY-97), we examine the effects of California’s first in the nation government-mandated paid family leave program (CA-PFL) on mothers’ and fathers’ use of leave during the period surrounding ... View more
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