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Forry Nicole D., Hofferth Sandra L., 2006
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An examination of the relationship between child care subsidies and child care-related work disruptions that affect mothers' ability to maintain steady employment and work productively, including considerations of whether this relationship is…
Brandon Peter D., Hofferth Sandra L., 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An examination of the influence of income, maternal employment hours, parental preference, and perceived risk to children on the out of school hours care choices of both single mothers and parents in two-working-parent families, based on data…
Hofferth Sandra L., 2001
Reports & Papers
A study determining the relationship between maternal employment and the time parents spend with their children, using data and time diaries from the Child Development Supplement to the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID)
Hofferth Sandra L., Shauman Kimberlee A., Henke Robin R., West Jerry, 1998
Reports & Papers
A comprehensive study of the early nonparental child care and education that children receive before entering school, with particular attention to: the type and amount of child care that children received; child care quality; the way in which child…
Hofferth Sandra L., Chaplin Duncan, Wissoker Douglas, Robins Philip K., 1996
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A review of data from the 1990 National Child Care Survey examining the relationship between parents' personal characteristics and child care arrangement choices
Chaplin Duncan, Hofferth Sandra L., Wissoker Douglas, 1996
Other
Peer Reviewed
A revised version of the original 1992 study examining the effects of child care price and quality on parents' choice of type of child care.
Hofferth Sandra L., Wissoker Douglas, 1992
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of how the type of child care that parents choose to use is affected by reductions in the price of child care, improvements in the quality of child care and increases in family income.
Cain Virginia S., Hofferth Sandra L., 1989
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of school-age children over a four-week period who had been in self-care or in the care of a sibling or other person under the age of 14 either before school, after school, or at night; includes findings of what parent and family…
Hofferth Sandra L., 1989
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of the demand and supply aspects of child care in the United States, with a focus on the types of child care arrangements parents choose as dictated by expense and satisfaction with arrangements
Hofferth Sandra L., Phillips Deborah A., 1987
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An exploration of the trends surrounding mothers? child care arrangements over the period of 1970 to 1995 and their implications for the supply and demand of child care in the United States
Forry Nicole D., Hofferth Sandra L., n.d.
Reports & Papers
A presentation of themes related to parental employment, child care decision-making, child care expenses, and child care subsidies from analyses of 40 baseline and 28 follow-up responses to open-ended survey questions from parents in a larger study…