Session 46
Policies on Parental Leave

Note: Due to the pandemic the original sessions have been cancelled.
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1. Of Stepping Stones and Mommy Tracks: Legislation and Mother’s Transition from Part-Time to Full-Time Employment in East and West GermanyUta Brehm , Federal Institute for Population Research; Linda Lux, Federal Institute for Population Research (BiB).

2. Mental Health Consequences of Migrant Fathers’ Parental Leave Use: A Swedish Policy AnalysisHelena Honkaniemi , Stockholm University; Srinivasa Vittal Katikireddi, University of Glasgow; Mikael Rostila, Centre for Health Equity Studies; Sol P. Juárez, Stockholm University/Karolinska Institute.

3. Unemployment Insurance for Becoming Mothers: Protecting Newborn Health If Fathers Can´t?Dorian Kessler , Bern University of Applied Sciences; Debra Hevenstone, Bern University of Applied Sciences.

4. Why Daddy Doesn’t Do It: Paternal Leave Effects across the Wage DistributionKathrin Morosow , University of Manchester; Lynn Prince Cooke, University of Bath.

5. What Helps and What Hinders? Exploring the Role of Workplace Characteristics for Parental Leave Use and Its Career ConsequencesClaire Samtleben , German Institute for Economic Research; Julia Bringmann, Berlin Social Science Center; Mareike Bünning, Berlin Social Science Center; Lena Hipp, Berlin Social Science Center.

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