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Fellowship in The History of Family and Kinship

To support a fellowship of 6-12 months in Washington, DC, with opportunities to travel to other libraries and archives.

Deadline: 

Friday, December 1, 2017

Protected Family and Medical Job Leave: Evidence from US Administrative Data

53.3% of employed US mothers were on leave one month after having a child, versus only .8% for fathers [Han et al., 2009]. The 1993 Family and Medical Leave Act is exceptional in being a US policy mandating unpaid job-protected leave for specified family and medical reasons, including childbirth. Surprisingly little is known about the first-order labor market effects of this policy, principally for data reasons. Benefit mandates like the FMLA have costs and benefits which are notoriously difficult to assess.

W.K. Kellogg Grants Program

The W.K. Kellogg Foundation (WKKF) places the optimal development of children at the center and calls for healing the profound racial gaps and inequities that exist in our communities. They believe in supporting and building upon the mindsets, methods and modes of change that hold promise to advance children’s best interests generally, and those of vulnerable children in particular.

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