Expansions in Maternity Leave Coverage and Mothers’ Labor Market Outcomes after Childbirth

This article analyzes the impact of five major expansions in maternity leave coverage in Germany on mothers’ labor market outcomes after childbirth. To identify the causal impact of the reforms, we use a difference-in-difference design that compares labor market outcomes of mothers who give birth sh...

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Volume: 32
Main Author: Uta Schönberg
Johannes Ludsteck
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Zielgruppe: Trade
Academic
Place of publication: CHICAGO University of Chicago Press 01.07.2014
UNIV CHICAGO PRESS
published in: Journal of labor economics Vol. 32; no. 3; pp. 469 - 505
Data of publication: 20140701
ISSN: 0734-306X
1537-5307
EISSN: 1537-5307
Discipline: Economics
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