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Macdonald David, June, 2018
Reports & Papers
This report attempts to map, for the first time in Canada, a complete list of licensed child care spaces across the country against the number of children in a given postal code. In doing so, a number of "child care deserts" are identified as postal…
Macdonald David, June, 2018
Executive Summary
This report attempts to map, for the first time in Canada, a complete list of licensed child care spaces across the country against the number of children in a given postal code. In doing so, a number of "child care deserts" are identified as postal…
Friendly Martha, Larsen Elise, Feltham Laura, Grady Bethany, Forer Barry, Jones Michelle, 31 May, 2018
Other
Early childhood education and care in Canada 2016 is a compilation of cross-Canada data on child care, kindergarten, maternity/parental leave, and more information relevant to the early childhood education and care landscape in Canada. (author…
University of Toronto. Childcare Resource and Research Unit, 31 May, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This presents some of the key findings from Early childhood education and care in Canada 2016, the Childcare Resource and Research Unit's 11th cross-Canada data-based report on early childhood education and child care (ECEC). This report, together…
Biroli Pietro, Del Boca Daniela, Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Heckman Lynne Pettler, Koh Yu Kyung, Kuperman Sylvi, Moktan Sidharth, Pronzato Chiara, Ziff Anna, May, 2017
Reports & Papers
We evaluate the Reggio Approach using non-experimental data on individuals from the cities of Reggio Emilia, Parma and Padova belonging to one of five age cohorts: ages 50, 40, 30, 18, and 6 as of 2012. The treated were exposed to municipally…
Heckman James J. (James Joseph), 21 April, 2017
Other
This is an appendix for a study that looks at early childhood programs in Padova, Parma, and Reggio Emilia, Italy, and at various outcomes for five age cohorts who experienced Reggio Approach programs, non-Reggio Approach programs, or no formal…
Kottelenberg Michael J., Lehrer Steven F. (Steven Fredrick), March, 2017
Reports & Papers
Although an increasing body of research promotes the development of universal early education and care programs, little is known about the extent to which these programs affect gender gaps in academic achievement and other developmental outcomes.…
Fort Margherita, Ichino Andrea, Zanella Giulio, 08 February, 2017
Reports & Papers

Exploiting admission thresholds to the highly-reputed daycare system of Bologna, Italy, we show in a RDD that one additional month in daycare at age 0-2 reduces IQ by 0.5% (4.5% of a s.d.) at age 8-14 in a relatively affluent population. This…

Leseman Paul P. M., Mulder Hanna, Verhagen Josje, Broekhuizen Martine L., Schaik Saskia D. M. van, Slot Pauline L., 2017
Other
This chapter gives a concise overview of the policy approaches implemented to combat educational disadvantages in the Netherlands in the past decades, and how and why the emphasis has shifted towards intervention in early childhood. Next, the…
Zachrisson Henrik Daae, Dearing Eric, Blomeke Sigrid, Moser Thomas, 2017
Reports & Papers
In the present study, we explore 'active ingredients' in the Norwegian ECEC; that is, quality features contributing to reducing social disparities in early language skills. (author abstract)
Del Boca Daniela, Piazzalunga Daniela, Pronzato Chiara, 2017
Reports & Papers
The objective of this research is to explore the impact of early childcare on the following child cognitive outcomes: Bracken School Readiness assessment (age three of the child), Naming Vocabulary (ages three and five), Picture Similarity (age five…
Wahler Susanne, Buchholz Sandra, Breinholt Asta, 2017
Reports & Papers
Hence, the goal of the present contribution is to look into childcare arrangements at preschool age and later child outcomes in Denmark while considering the role of maternal education and type of care. Denmark represents an interesting case for…
Karhula Aleksi, Erola Jani, Kilpi-Jakonen Elina, 2017
Reports & Papers
Despite the occasionally heated nature of the debate on day care versus homecare and their organization, there is surprisingly little research on the outcomes of the two. This study aims to fill this gap by looking at the long-term educational…
Macdonald David, Friendly Martha, December, 2016
Reports & Papers
The third in a series of surveys conducted since 2014, this examination looks at child care fees across big cities in Canada. Based on phone surveys and focused on regulated child care in centers and in home settings and on full-time, full-day fees…
Macdonald David, Friendly Martha, December, 2016
Executive Summary
This is a summary of an examination, the third in a series of surveys conducted since 2014, which looks at child care fees across big cities in Canada. Based on phone surveys and focused on regulated child care in centers and in home settings and on…