This is a series of blog posts on paid family leave jointly sponsored by AEI and Brookings. Aparna Mathur at AEI and Isabel Sawhill at the Brookings Institution are the co-directors of the AEI-Brookings Project on Paid Family Leave. The project includes a diverse group of individuals from different organizations with expertise on this topic. Following our initial blog to tee off the series, we have invited each of the working group members to offer their thoughts on the topic. Over the next few weeks, you will get to read their opinions and offer your comments. We invite you to engage with us as a new administration takes office and charts out policies on these topics. This will help us better inform policymakers of the practical day-to-day realities of living in a country where millions lack access to paid leave at the birth of a child or to meet other caregiving needs.

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Since taking office, President Trump has signaled a willingness to follow through on his campaign promises about family policy. At his daughter’s urging, he included paid parental leave in his budget and child care assistance in his tax plan: two domestic areas where the White House is calling for spending rather than cuts. But will other Republicans support the president?

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AEI economist Aparna Mathur recently helped lead an AEI-Brookings report on paid family leave. We sat down to discuss what she hopes it will achieve, in Washington and across the United States.

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Despite broad public support for paid family leave, the United States is the only advanced nation that does not have a paid leave policy at the national level. In a joint AEI-Brookings report out today, a bipartisan group of experts led by economists Aparna Mathur from the American Enterprise Institute and Isabel Sawhill from the Brookings Institution, suggest a five point compromise plan for policymakers to consider.

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Ivanka Trump pushes for paid parental leave program based on an AEI-Brookings report. The report includes a family leave policy at the federal leave with eight weeks of paid parental leave funded through a tax that is budget neutral.

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This is an edited compilation of blog posts on paid family leave jointly sponsored by AEI and Brookings.

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On this week’s episode of Banter, Heather Boushey and Doug Holtz-Eakin discuss paid family and medical leave.

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The AEI-Brookings Working Group, headed by Aparna Mathur (AEI) and Isabel Sawhill (Brookings Institution), discussed the benefits of paid leave and policy recommendations for today’s world.

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In this AEI Events Podcast, the members of the AEI-Brookings Working Group on Paid Family Leave discuss their report and their perspectives on paid family and medical leave.

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In this AEI Events Podcast, the members of the AEI-Brookings Working Group on Paid Family Leave discuss their report and their perspectives on paid family and medical leave.

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Despite broad public support for paid family leave, the United States is the only advanced nation that does not have a paid leave policy at the national level. In a joint AEI-Brookings report out today, a bipartisan group of experts led by economists Aparna Mathur from the American Enterprise Institute and Isabel Sawhill from the Brookings Institution, suggest a five point compromise plan for policymakers to consider.

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