Paid parental leave to immigrants: An obstacle to labor market entrance?

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Vikman, Ulrika;
(2013)
  • Publisher: Uppsala: Institute for Evaluation of Labour Market and Education Policy (IFAU)
  • Subject: Schweden | J21 | Mütter | J13 | J15 | Elternzeit | paid parental leave benefit | labor market entrance | Immigrant assimilation; labor market entrance; paid parental leave benefit | Migranten | Soziale Integration | immigrant assimilation | Arbeitsangebot
    • jel: jel:J13 | jel:J21 | jel:J15
      ddc: ddc:330

This paper evaluates how access to paid parental leave affects labor market entrance for immigrating mothers with small children. Paid parental leave together with job protection may increase labor force participation among women but if it is too generous it may create ... View more
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