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The Impact of Paid Maternity Leave Rights on Labour Market Outcomes

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  • Barbara Hanel, 2013. "The Impact of Paid Maternity Leave Rights on Labour Market Outcomes," The Economic Record, The Economic Society of Australia, vol. 89(286), pages 339-366, September.
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