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Ackert Elizabeth S., Ressler Robert, Ansari Arya, Crosnoe Robert, October, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Integrating family and child data from the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Birth Cohort with contextual data from the census, this study examined associations among maternal employment, aspects of communities related to child-care supply and…
Nazarov Zafar, Rendall Michael S., November, 2011
Reports & Papers
A study of the mediating role time spent in child care plays in the relationship of maternal employment to child obesity, based on an analysis of data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) Core and Child Development Supplement
Han Wen-Jui, Fox Liana E., October, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the associations between parental nonstandard work schedules and children's reading and math trajectories measured at ages 5 and 6 and at 13 and 14 and an examination of the possible mediating influences of after school care, parent-child…
De Marco Allison, Crouter Ann C., Vernon-Feagans Lynne, The Family Life Project Key Investigators, November, 2009
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relationship between selection of child care type by parents and both quality of care and maternal workplace characteristics from a secondary analysis of selected Family Life Project longitudinal study data collected in North…
Joshi Pamela, Bogen Karen, February, 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of how mothers' nonstandard night, weekend, or rotating work schedules affect their preschool children's behavior
Henly Julia R., Ananat Elizabeth O., Danziger Sandra K., March, 2006
Reports & Papers
This paper examines the complexity of low-income mothers' child care arrangements, with attention to nonstandard job schedules and child care subsidies. Data come from the Women's Employment Study, a panel study of low-income mothers. Of interest is…
NICHD Early Child Care Research Network, 2005
Reports & Papers
An abridged reprint of a study reporting analyses of whether father, child and mother sociodemographic characteristics and maternal employment predict father's participation in caregiving activities and the sensitivity of fathers interactions with…
Averett Susan L., Gennetian Lisa A., Peters H. Elizabeth, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effects of fathers as child care providers on children?s development, based on a sample of 4,162 children from families who participated in the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY)
Bub Kristen L., McCartney Kathleen, 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the relationship between mothers' use of child care and maternal employment wages and hours, using data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development (NICHD SECCYD)
Heeb Randal, Kilburn M. Rebecca, 2004
Reports & Papers
An analysis of the effects of child care regulations on the price of child care, the type of care chosen, and the mothers' decisions to work
Ruhm Christopher J., 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effects on child verbal ability at age three or four and on reading and math abilities at age five or six of maternal labor force reentry during the first three years of life, controlling for factors such as child care use, based on…
Short Susan E., Chen Feinian, Entwisle Barbara, Fengying Zhai, 2002
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An interview and focus-group-based analysis of the relationship between mothers' work and child care arrangements and options in contemporary China
Belsky Jay, 2002
Other
Peer Reviewed
A commentary on findings from the Institute of Child Health and Human Development Study of Early Child Care about the effects of the quantity of nonmaternal care on child behavioral outcomes.
Hofferth Sandra L., 2001
Reports & Papers
A study determining the relationship between maternal employment and the time parents spend with their children, using data and time diaries from the Child Development Supplement to the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID)
Han Wen-Jui, Waldfogel Jane, Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, 2001
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A longitudinal study controlling for factors such as child care use to determine if the effects on child cognitive development of maternal labor force reentry during the first three years of life persisted through ages seven or eight, using data…