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Maternal employment, breastfeeding, and health: Evidence from maternity leave mandates

Michael Baker, Kevin S. Milligan

NBER Working Paper No. 13188
Issued in June 2007

---- Acknowledgements -----

We thank Byron Lee for excellent research assistance. We received many helpful comments from presentations at the NBER Summer Institute, the AEA meetings, the CEPA and UBC empirical lunches, the Human Early Learning Partnership workshop, McMaster University, Rand, and UC Davis. We also gratefully acknowledge the research support of SSHRC (Baker Grant , #410-2005-0486, Milligan Grant #410-2006-0928). Finally, we thank the staffs of the Toronto and B.C. Research Data Centres for their technical support. This paper represents the views of the authors and does not necessarily reflect the views of Statistics Canada. The views expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

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