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Herbst Chris M., December, 2013
Reports & Papers
This paper provides a comprehensive analysis of the Lanham Act of 1940, a heavily subsidized and universal child care program that was administered throughout the U.S. during World War II. I begin by estimating the impact of the Lanham Act on…
Belfield Clive R., November, 2006
Reports & Papers
An analysis of the economic returns to expanding Arkansas Better Chance, a state-funded child care and early education program for preschool-age children from low-income families, to cover all children in the state
Warner Mildred, Liu Zhilin, 2006
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of the regional economic impact of the child care sector, as compared to the agriculture, manufacturing, and services sectors, using state-level input-output models
Stoney Louise, 2000
Reports & Papers
An overview of the financial status of child care in southern United States, which argues that, by allowing both parents to work, child care has contributed to the economic expansion of the nation
van der Does Louise, Newman Sanford, Kirsch Jeff, n.d.
Reports & Papers
A discussion of the positive influence of quality prekindergarten programs on children?s future school and life success and crime prevention in Arkansas