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Moldow Erika, Davis Elizabeth E., Carlson Barbara Lepidus, January, 2020
Other
Peer Reviewed
Federal funding from the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF) enables states to offset the cost of child care for eligible low-income families to support parental employment and promote healthy child development. The federal government sets a…
Davis Elizabeth E., Karoly Lynn A., Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Caronongan Pia, Tout Kathryn, Banghart Patti, Shaw Sara H., Partika Anne, December, 2017
Other
The intent of the brief is to provide a concise synthesis of existing research and expert guidance on methods States and Territories can use to collect information on child care prices and costs to inform child care subsidy payment rates. The brief…
Davis Elizabeth E., Karoly Lynn A., Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Caronongan Pia, Tout Kathryn, Banghart Patti, Shaw Sara H., Partika Anne, December, 2017
Executive Summary
States and Territories now face new considerations when collecting data to inform the process of setting provider payment rates. This brief provides information on key issues and criteria for choosing whether to conduct a market rate survey, use an…
Davis Elizabeth E., Li NaiChia, Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Grobe Deana, March, 2009
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship of economic, demographic, and policy variables--with a focus on the influence of child care subsidy expenditures--to child care market prices in Oregon, based on an analysis of longitudinal county-level data, and a…
Davis Elizabeth E., Li NaiChia, Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Grobe Deana, March 2009
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of the relationship of economic, demographic, and policy variables--with a focus on the influence of child care subsidy expenditures--to child care market prices in Oregon, based on an analysis of longitudinal county-level data…
Davis Elizabeth E., Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Albright Jennifer C., Maiga Eugenie W. H., Grobe Deana, January 2009
Reports & Papers
A proposal of changes to the design and data collection methods used in market rate studies of child care prices conducted by Minnesota, including a discussion on the treatment of geographic locations, price modes and conversions, school-aged care,…
Davis Elizabeth E., Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Albright Jennifer C., Maiga Eugenie W. H., Grobe Deana, January, 2009
Executive Summary
A summary of a proposal of changes to the design and data collection methods used in market rate studies of child care prices conducted by Minnesota, including a discussion on the treatment of geographic locations, price modes and conversions,…
Davis Elizabeth E., Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Albright Jennifer C., Maiga Eugenie W. H., Grobe Deana, January, 2009
Other
An appendix to a proposal of changes to the design and data collection methods used in market rate studies of child care prices conducted by Minnesota, including a discussion on the treatment of geographic locations, price modes and conversions,…
Davis Elizabeth E., Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Grobe Deana, 18 September, 2008
Multimedia
This webinar describes the choices available to states in the selection of geographic units when studying child care market rates. It shares author research on price clusters. It describes current practices of states. Lastly, it discusses technical…
Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Grobe Deana, Davis Elizabeth E., 16 September, 2008
Multimedia
This webinar is a discussion of methodology used in the Guidance for Validating Child Care Market Rate Surveys project. It includes an assessment of the methods used to study the effects of data sources and data collection methods on resulting…
Grobe Deana, Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Davis Elizabeth E., Kreader J. Lee, Pratt Clara C., September, 2008
Methods
Guidance for increasing the validity of child care market rate surveys, including the selection of survey design, data sources, and data collection methods, and a discussion of cost considerations
Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Grobe Deana, Davis Elizabeth E., September, 2008
Multimedia
This webinar describes the complications presented by price conversions (for example, hourly prices to monthly prices) in child care market rate surveys. It also addresses the issue of accounting for child care sites not in the priced child care…
Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Davis Elizabeth E., Grobe Deana, Kreader J. Lee, Pratt Clara C., May 2007
Reports & Papers
Findings from a study examining current child care market rate survey methods, practices, and policies in all 50 states, the District of Columbia, territories, and tribes, including descriptions of challenges faced by jurisdictions in conducting…
Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Grobe Deana, Davis Elizabeth E., Kreader J. Lee, Pratt Clara C., May 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A presentation of current child care market rate survey data collected by all 50 states and the District of Columbia
Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Grobe Deana, Davis Elizabeth E., Kreader J. Lee, Pratt Clara C., May 2007
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A presentation of current child care market rate survey data collected by American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, and Virgin Islands