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Does paternity leave matter for female employment in developing economies ? evidence from firm data (English)

Abstract

For a sample of 53 developing countries, the results show that women's employment among private firms is significantly higher in countries that mandate paternity leave versus those that do not. A conservative estimate suggests an increase of 6.8 percentage...  See More +

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  • Amin, Mohammad; Islam, Asif Mohammed; Sakhonchik, Alena;
  • 2016/03/01 13:05:02
  • Policy Research Working Paper;
  • WPS7588
  • 1
  • 1
  • World
  • The World Region
  • 2016/03/01 00:00:14
  • Disclosed
  • Does paternity leave matter for female employment in developing economies ? evidence from firm data
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