Parental Leave and Child Health

@inproceedings{Ruhm2000ParentalLA,
  title={Parental Leave and Child Health},
  author={C. Ruhm},
  booktitle={Journal of health economics},
  year={2000}
}
  • C. Ruhm
  • Published in Journal of health economics 2000
  • Medicine
  • This study investigates whether rights to parental leave improve pediatric health. [...] Key Method Aggregate data are used for 16 European countries over the 1969 through 1994 period. More generous paid leave is found to reduce deaths of infants and young children. The magnitudes of the estimated effects are substantial, especially where a causal effect of leave is most plausible. In particular, there is a much stronger negative relationship between leave durations and post-neonatal or child fatalities than…Expand Abstract
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