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Schilder Diane, Willenborg Peter, Lou Cary, Knowles Sarah, Thomas Kate, July 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This resource is an online directory of individual state fact sheets. There are snapshots for 50 states, District of Columbia, and a separate national snapshot. Each snapshot provides the following: the number and share of children under age 6…

University of Montana--Missoula. Bureau of Business and Economic Research, September, 2020
Reports & Papers
From January through April of 2020 University of Montana's Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER) conducted a survey to examine the economic impact inadequate child care has on Montana parents, employers and taxpayers. The survey was paid…
Zero to Five, University of Montana. Center for Children, Families, and Workforce Development, April, 2020
Reports & Papers
COVID-19 has changed the way of life for families in Montana, and to help coordinate local and state responses, Zero to Five surveyed families across Montana to gather information on their experiences. The COVID-19 Family Impact Survey was conducted…
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…
Adams Gina, Heller Caroline, Spaulding Shayne, Derrick-Mills Teresa, October, 2014
Reports & Papers
This paper is part of a larger Urban Institute project -- Bridging the Gap: Understanding the Intersection between Workforce Development and Child Care -- supported by the Ford Foundation, that examines the intersection between workforce development…
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…
Cascio Elizabeth U., 2006
Reports & Papers
A comparative analysis of the effect of the availability of public kindergarten programs on the employment patterns of women with five-year-old children, using data from the 1950 through 1990 Decennial Censuses