Session 33:
Effects of Governmental and Corporate Family-Friendly Policies

Thursday, March 31
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Taft
Mezzanine Level

Chair: Alison Jacknowitz, American University
Discussant: Alison Jacknowitz, American University

  1. How Does Policy Matter? Fathers’ Use of Parental Leave in Germany 1999-2007Esther Geisler, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research; Michaela Kreyenfeld, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

  2. Corporate Family Leave Policies, the Family & Medical Leave Act, and Women’s Occupational Standing in U.S. FirmsErin Kelly, University of Minnesota; Alexandra Kalev, Tel Aviv University; Frank Dobbin, Harvard University

  3. Employee Attitudes and Employer Family-Friendly Flexibility Policies: A Multi-Level AnalysisLeora Lawton, University of California, Berkeley; Nora Broege, University of California, Berkeley

  4. Is There a Wage Cost of Balancing Family and Work? Evidence Using Matched Employer-Employee DataAriane Pailhé, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED); Anne Solaz, Institut National d'Études Démographiques (INED)

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