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Table 3 Coefficient estimates of the employment effect of supplements, first and second child

From: Back to work or stay at home? Family policies and maternal employment in Finland

  Dependent variable: Employment
  First child Second child
  (1) (2)
Home care supplement, 100 euro/m − 0.137∗∗∗ − 0.130∗∗∗
  (0.021) (0.022)
Private care supplement, 100 euro/m − 0.014 − 0.009
  (0.009) (0.010)
Unique mothers 79,608 46,156
Observations 228,874 144,458
  1. Note: Specifications also include controls for individual and family characteristics, municipal unemployment, and municipal and year fixed effects (see Table 5)
  2. Note: p< 0.1; ∗∗p< 0.05; ∗∗∗p< 0.01