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Building a Competitive Future Right from the Start: How Paid Leave Strengthens 21st Century Families

Ochshorn, Susan; Skinner, Curtis

This paper provides a brief history of paid family leave policy, in the United States and abroad; synthesizes cutting-edge knowledge about paid leave and its impact on family and civic life; and concludes with a set of recommendations – for policymakers, researchers, public health and early childhood stakeholders, business leaders, and federal, state, and local education agencies – to guide the work going forward.


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National Center for Children in Poverty
National Center for Children in Poverty, Columbia University
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October 11, 2012
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