Jennifer Glass Wins ASA Family Section 2017 Best Article Award

Wed, June 21, 2017
Jennifer Glass Wins ASA Family Section 2017 Best Article Award
Jennifer Glass

Jennifer Glass recently won the American Sociological Association Family Section Best Article Award for 2017 for her paper "Parenthood and Happiness: Effects of Work-Family Reconciliation Policies in 22 OECD Countries." The paper, published in the American Journal of Sociology, looks at parental happiness across 22 countries, finding that more generous family policies, particularly paid time off and child-care subsidies, are associated with smaller disparities in happiness between parents and nonparents and that the policies that augment parental happiness do not reduce the happiness of nonparents.

Read the article here.

Read the PRC Research Brief on the article here.

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