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Table 6 Policy evaluation: decomposition

From: Female labour market outcomes and the impact of maternity leave policies

  Base Job-prot Inc-Repl 69 % PML
Female employment rate 0.69 0.72 0.68 0.73
Mothers 0 to 2 employment rate 0.54 0.70 0.60 0.78
Mothers 0 to 2 in work 0.54 0.53 0.42 0.48
Mothers 3 to 5 employment rate 0.70 0.74 0.64 0.74
Mothers 6 to 14 employment rate 0.78 0.79 0.75 0.78
Wage gender gap 0.20 0.20 0.23 0.21
Motherhood wage penalty 0.06 0.06 0.11 0.08
Δ observed wage, all women   -0.7 % -3.8 % -2.0 %
Δ observed wage, women 25–34   -2.0 % -3.1 % -4.0 %
Δ observed wage, women 45–54   +0.6 % -3.8 % -0.4 %
  1. The Δ observed wage is the difference between the benchmark and the experiment