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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…
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
An analysis of child care use in Wisconsin, including types and number of child care arrangements, hours spent in care, and amount of money spent on care, with variations by children's age and family income status
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