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The Father ’ s Quota : An Earnings Equalizer ? 1

  title={The Father ’ s Quota : An Earnings Equalizer ? 1},
  author={Rannveig Kaldager Hart and Syn{\o}ve Nygaard Andersen and Nina Eirin Drange},
Parental leave quotas reserved for the father may change the distribution of paid and unpaid work in the family, but we lack empirical evidence of whether this in turn reduces the wage-gap between mothers and fathers. This paper uses an extension of the Norwegian father’s quota from 6 to 10 weeks to estimate the causal effect of paternity leave on three outcomes; the parental leave uptake by both mothers and fathers, the long-term earnings of both mothers and fathers, and the degree of… 
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