Paid Family Leave and Work-Eldercare Tradeoff

Principal Investigator: Doug Wolf

Active Dates: 2020 – 2021

Funding Source: University of Iowa - Originating sponsors Retirement Research Foundation/Washington Center for Equitable Growth


The project will evaluate whether State Paid Family Leave policies facilitate middle-aged adults in balancing competing responsibilities of informal caregiving and formal employment. This project is led by Kanika Arora, a former ASI doctoral student who is now as Assistant Professor in the Department of Health Management and Policy at the University of Iowa.