From Family Relations: Does Paid Maternity Leave Affect Infant Development And Second Birth Intentions?

Paid maternity leave has been put in place by some countries in part to enhance infant development, but also to increase that country's birth rate.This Family Relations article, by Eunjoo Jung and Woosang Hwang, who was recently recognized by NCFR for outstanding research proposal, examines the effects of paid maternity leave in South Korea, which has a fertility rate among the lowest in the world.

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