Abstract Analysis using firm-level data for a sample of 33,302 firms in 53 developing countries shows 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 points in the proportion of women workers associated with mandating paternity leave. The empirical specification is immune to spurious correlations that affect the level of women and men employment equally and also robust to a large number of controls for country and firm characteristics.
Aboriginal Infant Development
Aboriginal Infant Development Programs in British Columbia offer support to families of infants who are at risk for or...
Prenatal & Postpartum Programs & Services
Looking for pre and postnatal programs & services in South Vancouver Island? Read the report Bridging the Gap: An...
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Raising Canada to the average level of early childhood investment in other advanced economies would cost $3 to $4 billion...
Raising Canada to the average level of early childhood investment in other advanced economies would cost $3 to $4 billion. That's about the same amount taxpayers spend annually on prison. Source: TD Economics report, 2013/Correctional Investigator of Canada, 2012.
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