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Fairleigh Dickinson University Poll, September, 2020
Reports & Papers
This study was funded by The Nicholson Foundation and conducted by the FDU Poll. The online survey was designed to provide estimates of adults in New Jersey with children age 35 months and younger. The survey was conducted August 17-24, 2020 with…
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…
Pearce Diana, 2005
Reports & Papers
An account of the origin, calculation, and implementation of the New Jersey Self-Sufficiency Standard, a measure of the income needed for families to adequately meet their basic needs without public or private assistance, with an analysis of the…
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 New Jersey 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