Connecting the dots: The early impacts of increased paid maternity leave on child development
Auteurs: Catherine Haeck
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This paper evaluates the effect of extended maternal care on children’s development at age 4 and 5 using observational data prior to and after the Canadian parental leave reform, which extended total paid leave from 25 to 50 weeks. In contrast with previous research on the Canadian parental leave reform, we estimate the impact of the reform while controlling for underlying trends in the outcome variables. We find that the policy change had positive effects on the cognitive development of children as well as parent-reported measures of child health and family well-being. Effects on behavioral development are mainly not significant. These results must be interpreted with respect to the effective treatment period and the type of care displaced. We find that mothers increased their time at home from 7 to 11 months and that the type of care displaced was mainly unregulated and provided by individuals without specific training.
Marie Connolly, Catherine Haeck, et David Lapierre (2019).
Social mobility trends in Canada: Going up the Great Gatsby curve
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Marie Connolly, Marie Mélanie Fontaine, et Catherine Haeck (2020).
Les politiques familiales du Québec évaluées à partir des trajectoires de revenus d'emploi des parents et des personnes sans enfant
Jean-Denis Garon, Catherine Haeck, et Simon Bourassa-Viau (2020).
Going back to school takes time: Evidence from a negative trade shock
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Marie Connolly, Miles Corak, et Catherine Haeck (2019).
Intergenerational mobility between and within Canada and the United States
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Catherine Haeck, Pierre Lefebvre, et Philip Merrigan (2015).
Canadian evidence on ten years of universal preschool policies: The good and the bad
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The distributional impacts of a universal school reform on mathematical achievements: a natural experiment from Canada
Département des sciences économiques, UQÀM
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Primary school reopenings and parental work
Research Group on Human Capital’s Working Papers Series / Cahiers de recherche du Groupe de recherche sur le capital humain