Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/160811
Authors: 
Gornick, Janet C.
Meyers, Marcia K.
Ross, Katherin E.
Year of Publication: 
1996
Series/Report no.: 
LIS Working Paper Series 139
Abstract: 
This paper compares fourteen industrialized Western countries - matched to microdata available from LIS - with respect to a subset of public policies that traditionally fall under the umbrella of 'family policy.' The analysis focuses on policies that facilitate the employment of mothers: parental leave, child care, and the scheduling of public education. Data on eighteen measures of public policy are presented and used to construct composite indices of national policy 'packages' that support employment for mothers with children of different ages.
Document Type: 
Working Paper
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