Miserly Feminism?

I have a new piece in the GrOW Research Series‘  February 2018 Research Bulletin.  See more information here: In the feature piece for our February research bulletin, author @liamswiss explores the question “Can Canada Achieve its Ambitious Gender Equality Aid Targets with No New Money?” https://t.co/M0kQmxE9fI pic.twitter.com/XuETMAiVC7 — GrOW Research Series (@GrOW_Research) February 12, 2018

Maternity Leave & Development: New Policy Brief

  As a follow-up to our recent World Development article on the development benefits of maternity leave, Katy Fallon, Alissa Mazar and myself were asked to contribute a short policy brief based on the research for the American Sociological Association’s Sociology of Development Section‘s Sociological Insights for Development Policy series. The brief has been published … Read more

The Development Benefits of Maternity Leave

Maternity leave policies have been adopted in a majority of countries globally, including most low- and middle-income countries. Written with Kathleen M. Fallon (Stony Brook University) and Alissa Mazar (McGill University), my latest article examines the effects of maternity leave on development in these countries. We look specifically at maternity leave’s influence on fertility and … Read more