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The Short-Run Impacts of Connecticut’s Paid Sick Leave Legislation

Ahn, Thomas and Yelowitz, Aaron (2014): The Short-Run Impacts of Connecticut’s Paid Sick Leave Legislation.

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Abstract

In 2012, Connecticut became the first state to enact paid sick leave legislation. Using a difference-in-differences framework, we find the law had modest but negative effects on the labor market, particularly on the likelihood of working in the past week.

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