Corpus ID: 9877341

The effect of own and spousal parental leave on earnings

@inproceedings{Johansson2010TheEO,
  title={The effect of own and spousal parental leave on earnings},
  author={E. Johansson},
  year={2010}
}
  • E. Johansson
  • Published 2010
  • Economics
  • This paper investigates the effect of parental leave – both own and spousal – on subsequent earnings using different sources of variation. Using fixed-effect models, and in line with previous results, parental leave is found to decrease each parent’s future earnings. Also spousal leave is important, but only for mothers. In fact, each month the father stays on parental leave has a larger positive effect on maternal earnings than a similar reduction in the mother’s own leave. Using two reforms… CONTINUE READING
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