Labour supply responses to paid parental leave

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Karimi, Arizo; Lindahl, Erica; Skogman Thoursie, Peter;
(2012)
  • Publisher: Uppsala: Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy (IFAU)
  • Subject: labour supply | Schweden | parental leave | Mütter | J22 | J13 | Wirkungsanalyse | J16 | J48 | Elternzeit | natural experiment | Arbeitsangebot | Väter | natural experiment; parental leave; labour supply
    • jel: jel:J13 | jel:J22 | jel:J16 | jel:J48
      ddc: ddc:330

Women account for the majority of parental leave take-up, which is likely one of the major reasons for the gender gap in income and wages. Consequently, many countries exert effort to promote a more gender equal division of parental leave. Indeed, the last decades have ... View more
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