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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, hosted by AEI’s Aparna Mathur. This is part 2 of the event, which includes the first and second panel discussion.
The first panel discusses the current landscape and why paid leave needs reform. This panel is comprised of Heather Boushey (Washington Center for Equitable Growth) and Harry J. Holzer (Georgetown University), and is moderated by Richard V. Reeves (Brookings Institution). The second panel explores the challenges of providing paid leave and the benefits and costs of policy designs. This panel is comprised of Doug Holtz-Eakin (American Action Forum) and Betsey Stevenson (University of Michigan), and is moderated by Chrisopher J. Ruhm (University of Virginia).