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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…
Shlay Anne B., Tran Henry, Weinraub Marsha, Harmon Michelle, 2005
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of methods used by low income families to evaluate child care quality, based on a sample of 143 low income African American mothers from the Philadelphia metropolitan area
Shlay Anne B., Tran Henry, Weinraub Marsha, Harmon Michelle, 2004
Reports & Papers
An examination of methods used by low income families to evaluate child care quality, based on a sample of 143 low income African American mothers from the Philadelphia metropolitan area
Adams Gina, Schulman Karen, Ebb Nancy, 1998
Reports & Papers
A study on the demand for affordable quality childcare in the United States