How are children affected by parental leave and childcare?

In several countries, paid parental leave and subsidized childcare have played a crucial role for gender equality on the labor market. But how are children’s long-term development affected by different forms of care? And how much does socio-economic status and the quality of childcare matter?


Emilia Bjuggren, Vice Mayor for Schools and Education, Labour Market and Human Resources. (S), City Council of Stockholm

Jonas Jessen, postdoctoral researcher at the Institute of Labor Economics (IZA)

Mona Olin (SD), member of the Committee on Social Insurance

Annika Wallenskog, Chief Economist, Sveriges kommuner och regioner

The seminar is led by Louise Lorentzon, Research Director at SNS.