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Ruppanner Leah, Moller Stephanie, Sayer Liana, 29 July, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study investigates the relationship between maternal employment and state-to-state differences in childcare cost and mean school day length. Pairing state-level measures with an individual-level sample of prime working-age mothers from the…
Mattingly Marybeth J., Schaefer Andrew, Carson Jessica A., Fall 2016
Reports & Papers
Access to quality, affordable child care is critical for American working families, and it is a major focus of efforts to bring about more family-friendly workplaces. In this brief, we analyze families' child care expenses and identify, among…
Minton Sarah, Durham Christin, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
In this paper, we first give an overview of CCDF child care assistance, touching briefly on how certain eligibility policies vary across states. Next we discuss the full, unsubsidized out-of-pocket cost of child care as well as the amount families…
Smith Amy, Kelly Christine, Matthews Robin L., Herrera Francisco, Pope Corey, July, 2011
Reports & Papers
A study of the characteristics of families and children served by California's subsidized child care programs and the child care expenses of families receiving subsidized care, based on an analysis of administrative data and case studies in 3…
Mocan H. Naci, October, 2007
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the influence of asymmetrical information and adverse selection on the quality of available child care, as well as parents' ability to discern different qualities of care, based on data gathered from 228 infant and toddler…
O'Brien-Strain Margaret, Moye Laura, Sonenstein Freya Lund, 2003
Reports & Papers
A report on the child care arrangements, payment methods, preschool enrollment, and potential costs of universal preschool provision in California
King Carlise, Boots Shelley Waters, Chen Coreena, Dones Nicola, 2002
Reports & Papers
A study examining the links between parental employment schedules, care decisions, cost of child care and demographics amongst members in Hotel Employees & Restaurant Employees Local 2 of San Francisco and their children
Tekin Erdal, 2002
Reports & Papers
An analysis of the effects of the price of child care and the wage rate on employment and child care decisions among single mothers in the early post-welfare reform period, using data from the National Survey of America's Families
Georges Annie, Wagmiller, Jr. Robert, Lu Hsien-Hen, December 2001
Reports & Papers
A study of the differences in child care arrangements as it relates to costs of care and state of residence among children in families eligible for subsidies
Snyder Kathleen, Adams Gina, 2001
Reports & Papers
A profile of child care in California that analyzed the types and number of child care arrangements used by families, the hours children spent in care, and the amount of money families spent on care, as well as variations by the child's age and…
Giannarelli Linda, Barsimantov James, 2000
Reports & Papers
A study of the child care expenses of working families with children under age 13, with particular attention to low-income families.
Adams Gina, Schulman Karen, Ebb Nancy, 1998
Reports & Papers
A study on the demand for affordable quality childcare in the United States
Meyers Marcia K., 1993
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study on the influence of good quality child care availability on JOBS Employment and Training Program participant retention
National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies, n.d.
Reports & Papers
An exploration of parents? perceptions of child care, based on information gathered through a series of focus groups conducted by the National Association of Child Care Resource and Referral Agencies (NACCRRA) with 163 parents at 7 sites across the…