Temporary Disability Insurance: A Model to Provide Income Security Over the Life Cycle

January 1, 1995
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An IWPR paper presented at the 1995 Annual Meetings of the American Economics Association of the Allied Social Science Associations. Argues for the need to change the traditional social welfare system to allow for demographic changes, family diversity, and women’s need for income replacement across the life cycle. Presents estimates of the cost of extending Temporary Disability Insurance to provide paid family care leave, using California as an example.

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