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Pratt Megan E., Chandler Kelly D., Barrett-Rivera Brenda, Thogmartin Asia, Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), September 30 2020
Reports & Papers

This study provides an in-depth examination of experiences with the Employment-Related Day Care (ERDC) program. The study aim was to identify common experiences and appraisals from parents, providers, and Department of Human Services (ODHS)…

Pratt Megan E., Chandler Kelly D., Barrett-Rivera Brenda, Thogmartin Asia, Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), September 30 2020
Executive Summary

This study provides an in-depth examination of experiences with the Employment-Related Day Care (ERDC) program. The study aim was to identify common experiences and appraisals from parents, providers, and Department of Human Services (ODHS)…

George Thomas, Taylor Dawn Woods, Traen Sidney, Pratt Megan E., Hatfield Bridget E., Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), 2018
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The 2014 Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG) Act has potentially large impacts on the children, families, and providers that participate in the subsidy system. The impacts are likely to be particularly salient for home-based providers and…
Grobe Deana, Davis Elizabeth E., Scott Ellen K., Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), March, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In the United States, government subsidies help low-income families pay for child care when parents are working, yet policies that tie subsidy eligibility closely to employment may result in frequent disruptions in program participation for families…
Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Grobe Deana, December, 2014
Reports & Papers
As part of the process evaluation for the Contracted Slots Pilot program, OSU conducted an on-line survey of directors from OHSPK and OPQ programs that had participated or had planned to participate in the Pilot Project in its first year. The…
Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Grobe Deana, Davis Elizabeth E., September, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A dramatic change in the generosity of one state's child care subsidy policy provides an opportunity to study the relationship between subsidy policy generosity and program outcomes. We find positive effects of policy generosity on child care usage…
Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Grobe Deana, May, 2013
Reports & Papers
As part of the process evaluation for the Contracted Slots Program, OSU conducted an on-line survey of directors from all the Oregon Head Start Pre-Kindergarten programs (OHSPK) and Oregon Programs of Quality (OPQ). The purpose of this survey was to…
Davis Elizabeth E., Grobe Deana, Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), December, 2012
Methods
A discussion of issues in designing studies of the dynamics of child care subsidy receipt
Grobe Deana, Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Davis Elizabeth E., Scott Ellen K., 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Purpose - This study examines parents' financial stress associated with obtaining care for young children while employed in unstable low-wage jobs. The child care subsidy program aims to both improve child care quality and support employment, and we…
Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Grobe Deana, August, 2011
Reports & Papers
A study of Oregon parents' employment, child care subsidy experiences, and child care selection, arrangements, and costs, based on a survey of 580 parents who received a child care subsidy in December 2009
Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Grobe Deana, August, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of Oregon parents' employment, child care subsidy experiences, and child care selection, arrangements, and costs, based on a survey of 580 parents who received a child care subsidy in December 2009
Davis Elizabeth E., Grobe Deana, Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Spring 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An analysis of the dynamics of program participation and employment stability for rural and urban families in Oregon's child care subsidy program, from an analysis of state adminstrative data from 27,628 single-parent families who entered between…
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…
Weber Roberta B. (Bobbie), Grobe Deana, Davis Elizabeth E., 2009
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study uses secondary analysis of administrative data to examine the amount of variability in the parent share of child care cost experienced by participants in the subsidy program and the effect of cost burden variation on decisions related to…