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The economic role of paid child care in the U.S.: Fact sheet


One of the most fundamental roles played by child care is enabling parents to participate in the labor force. To support employment, parents choose from a range of child care options both paid and unpaid. Understanding who uses paid care and factors related to the use of paid care can be helpful in supporting strategies related to economic recovery and growth. (author abstract)

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United States

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