The effect of prenatal maternity leave on short and long-term child outcomes

Maternity leave policies are designed to safeguard the health of pregnant workers and their unborn children. We evaluate a maternity leave extension in Austria which increased mandatory prenatal leave from 6 to 8 weeks. We exploit that the assignment to the extended leave was determined by a cutoff...

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Volume: 70
Main Author: Ahammer, Alexander
Halla, Martin
Schneeweis, Nicole
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: AMSTERDAM Elsevier B.V 01.03.2020
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published in: Journal of health economics Vol. 70; p. 102250
ORCID: 0000-0001-9280-4791
0000-0003-4450-1985
Data of publication: March 2020
ISSN: 0167-6296
1879-1646
EISSN: 1879-1646
Discipline: Public Health
Economics
Subjects:
J83
I13
J88
J13
I18
J28
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: Social Sciences Citation Index
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