Helping the Homemaker
Pressuring families to keep both parents in the workforce while their children are young may be beneficial for GDP, but it often harms families. Both policymakers and employers should recognize that many families want one parent to stay home with the kids in their early years, and should find ways to make that possible.
Guest Ivana Greco joins us to discuss policy reforms that would encourage and aid families with a breadwinner and a homemaker.
Ivana Greco practiced as an attorney specializing in qualified retirement-plan advising and health-care litigation until last year. During the Covid-19 pandemic, she became a stay-at-home mother.
This podcast discusses themes from Ivana’s essay in the Fall 2022 issue of National Affairs, “Reframing Family Policy.”