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Female Labor Supply and Parental Leave Benefits: The Causal Effect of Paying Higher Transfers for a Shorter Period of Time

SOEPpapers 161, 7 S.

Annette Bergemann, Regina T. Riphahn


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We study the labor supply effects of a change in child-subsidy policy designed to both increase fertility and shorten birth-related employment interruptions. The reform yields most of the intended effects.

JEL-Classification: J13;J21
Keywords: female labor supply, fertility, child subsidy, parents money
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