Date of Award
Master of Arts (MA)
Academic Program Adviser
Prior to 1993, maternity leave legislation in the United States varied from state to state. The implementation of the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) thus created a “natural experiment” via which we can study the effect of the law on divorce across states.
Forde, Toni S., "For Better, For Worse: The Effect of Maternity Leave Policy on Divorce Rates" (2018). CUNY Academic Works.