Session 12:
Parental Leave and Child Outcomes: A Comparative Perspective

Thursday, April 1
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Beacon D
3rd Floor

Chair: Heather Joshi, University of London
Discussant: Katherine A. Magnuson, Columbia University

  1. Parental Leave Policies, Early Maternal Employment, and Child Outcomes in the U.S.Lawrence M. Berger, Princeton University; Jennifer Hill, Columbia University

  2. The Effects of a Mother's Return to Work Decision on Child Development in the U.K.Paul Gregg, University of Bristol; Elizabeth Washbrook, University of Bristol; Carol Propper, University of Bristol; Simon Burgess, University of Bristol

  3. The Effects of Early Maternal Employment on Children's Cognitive Outcomes: The Canadian ExperienceBali Ram, Statistics Canada; Teresa Abada, University of Western Ontario; Feng Hou, Statistics Canada

  4. Parental Leave and Child Health across OECD CountriesSakiko Tanaka, Columbia University

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