• Can Female Doctors Cure the Gender STEMM Gap? Evidence from Randomly Assigned General Practitioners 

      Riise, Julie; Willage, Barton; Willen, Alexander (DP SAM;18/2019, Working paper, 2019-10)
      We use random assignment of general practitioners (GPs) to provide the first evidence on the effects of female role models in childhood on the long-run educational outcomes of girls. We find that girls who are exposed to ...
    • The Impact of Paid Maternity Leave on Maternal Health 

      Bütikofer, Äline; Riise, Julie; Skira, Meghan (DP SAM;4/2018, Working paper, 2018-03)
      We examine the impact of the introduction of paid maternity leave in Norway in 1977 on maternal health. Before the policy reform, mothers were eligible for 12 weeks of unpaid leave. Mothers giving birth after July 1, 1977 ...