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dc.contributor.authorHashimoto, Masanorien_US
dc.contributor.authorPercy, Ricken_US
dc.contributor.authorSchoellner, Teresaen_US
dc.contributor.authorWeinberg, Bruce A.en_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-01-28T16:14:16Z-
dc.date.available2009-01-28T16:14:16Z-
dc.date.issued2004en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10419/20460-
dc.description.abstractWe investigate the effects of maternity leave coverage on women?s post-birth wages, jobtenure, and labor market attachment. We pay particular attention to unobservablecharacteristics that are correlated with maternity leave coverage and that affect labor marketoutcomes. We use a control sample, as well as a range of control variables, to addressunobserved heterogeneity. We find evidence of substantial selection based on unobservedheterogeneity. Maternity leave effects on the three outcomes are found to be small and shortlived.This finding is understandable given that most policies in the United States allow leavesfor only 12 weeks at most.en_US
dc.language.isoengen_US
dc.publisher|aInstitute for the Study of Labor (IZA) |cBonnen_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries|aIZA Discussion paper series |x1207en_US
dc.subject.jelJ16en_US
dc.subject.jelJ39en_US
dc.subject.jelJ38en_US
dc.subject.jelJ3en_US
dc.subject.jelJ0en_US
dc.subject.jelJ13en_US
dc.subject.jelJ1en_US
dc.subject.ddc330en_US
dc.subject.keywordfemale labor marketen_US
dc.subject.keywordwagesen_US
dc.subject.keywordhuman capitalen_US
dc.subject.keywordpublic policyen_US
dc.subject.keywordmaternity leaveen_US
dc.subject.stwErziehungsurlauben_US
dc.subject.stwFrauenerwerbstätigkeiten_US
dc.subject.stwFrauenarbeitslohnen_US
dc.subject.stwErwerbsverlaufen_US
dc.subject.stwSchätzungen_US
dc.subject.stwVereinigte Staatenen_US
dc.titleThe Long and Short of It : Maternity Leave Coverage and Women?s Labor Market Outcomesen_US
dc.typeWorking Paperen_US
dc.identifier.ppn392260336en_US
dc.rightshttp://www.econstor.eu/dspace/Nutzungsbedingungen-

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