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Hartley Robert Paul, Chaudry Ajay, Boteach Melissa, Mitchell Estelle, Menefee Kathryn, March, 2021
Reports & Papers
This paper examines and quantifies the impact that child care for all could have on women’s lifetime earnings and retirement security, underscoring just how much women and families have to gain now and over the long-term when we recognize child care…
National Women's Law Center, Columbia University. Center on Poverty and Social Policy, March, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A Lifetime’s Worth of Benefits examines and quantifies the impact that child care for all could have on women’s lifetime earnings and retirement security, underscoring just how much women and families have to gain when we recognize and invest in…
Johnson Andrea, Matsui Amy K., Schulman Karen, Vogtman Julie G., 2018
Other
Stepping Up: New Policies and Strategies Supporting Parents in Low-Wage Jobs and Their Children provides examples of the ways in which different stakeholders have, since June 2016, implemented new policies, practices, and strategies to advance these…
Vogtman Julie G., Schulman Karen, 2016
Reports & Papers
Set Up to Fail draws on academic and policy research as well as workers' own stories to describe the challenges faced by low-wage working parents in meeting their work and family responsibilities. Part I describes the demographics of the low-wage…
Vogtman Julie G., Schulman Karen, 2016
Executive Summary
Set Up to Fail draws on academic and policy research, as well as interviews with workers, to describe the strain that low-wage working parents experience as they try to keep their families afloat and meet their responsibilities at home and at work.…
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
Bachman Heather J., Chase-Lansdale P. Lindsay, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the implications of custodial grandparent care by comparing the material hardship, mental health, and physical well-being of custodial grandmothers and biological mothers using data from Welfare, Children, and Families: A Three-City Study
Miller Cynthia, 2005
Reports & Papers
An examination of patterns of child care use and employment stability among welfare recipients in Connecticut, Florida, and Minnesota
Bruner Charles, Floyd Sheri L., Copeman Abby, 2005
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A discussion regarding working parents' need for affordable, accessible child care in order to meet their children's educational and emotional needs while providing for their financial security
Scott Ellen K., London Andrew S., Hurst Allison, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A longitudinal study of welfare recipients in Cleveland, Ohio, examining the stability of child care arrangements during welfare-to-work transitions
Fuller Bruce, Kagan Sharon Lynn, Loeb Susanna, Chang Yueh-Wen, 2004
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A multi-site, longitudinal study examining the quality of child care settings chosen by low-income mothers enrolled in welfare-to-work programs
Guzman Lina, 2004
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of the findings from two nationally representative data sets of grandparental child care that examines who provides care, what type and how much is provided, and the financial benefits of this care to the families involved
Loeb Susanna, Fuller Bruce, Kagan Sharon Lynn, Carrol Bidemi, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the effects of mothers? rising employment levels and program participation on young children?s early learning and cognitive growth, comparing participant outcomes in Connecticut?s Jobs First program and a traditional welfare program
Henry Colleen, Werschkul Misha, Rao Manita C., 2003
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An exploration of factors associated with the occupational outcomes of urban low income mothers, including child care problems, household characteristics, type of child care used, race/ethnicity, neighborhood characteristics, welfare status, and…
Lowe Edward D., Weisner Thomas S., Geis Sonya, 2003
Reports & Papers
A study of the influence of financial and material resources, social network supports, interpersonal balance in the family, family goals and values, and the stability of the daily routine in changes or stability in child care choices, using data…