Maternal employment effects of paid parental leave

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Bergemann, Annette; Riphahn, Regina T.;
  • Publisher: Berlin: Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung (DIW)
  • Subject: parents' money | J21 | parental leave | female labor supply, maternal labor supply, parental leave, parental leave benefit, child-rearing benefit, parents' money | child-rearing benefit | J13 | parental leave benefit | maternal labor supply | female labor supply
    • jel: jel:J13 | jel:J21
      ddc: ddc:330
    mesheuropmc: education | health care economics and organizations

We study the short, medium, and longer run employment effects of a substantial change in the parental leave benefit program in Germany. In 2007, a means-tested parental leave transfer program that had paid benefits for up to two years was replaced by an earnings related... View more
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