IFN in the news

Sweden finds a simple way to improve new mothers' health. It involves fathers

2019-06-05 New York Times

The flexibility to have an extra person at home, even for a few days, offers significant postpartum benefits, new research shows. Petra Persson, Stanford University and affiliated to IFN, et al have studied effects of a 2012 Swedish law that allows fathers to take up to 30 days in the year after a birth, while the mother is still on leave, writes New York Times.

Research Institute of Industrial Economics, Grevgatan 34 - 2 fl, Box 55665, SE-102 15 Stockholm, Sweden | Phone: +46-(0)8-665 45 00 | info@ifn.se