Does paternity leave affect mothers’ sickness absence

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Bratberg, Espen; Naz, Ghazala;
  • Subject: Parental leave; paternity quota; gender neutral leave; sickness absence
    • jel: jel:J22 | jel:J16 | jel:I38

Female labour force participation is high in Norway but sickness absence rates are higher for women than for men. This may be partly a result of unequal sharing of childcare in the family. In this paper, we consider the effect of paternity leave on sickness absence amon... View more
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