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Ali Umair, Herbst Chris M., Makridis Christos A., June 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

Stay-at-home orders (SAHOs) were implemented in most U.S. states to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. This paper quantifies the impact of these containment policies on a measure of the supply of child care. The supply of such services may be…

Ali Umair, Herbst Chris M., Makridis Christos A., July, 2020
Reports & Papers
Stay-at-home orders (SAHOs) have been implemented in most U.S. states to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. This paper quantifies the short-run impact of these containment policies on search behavior and labor demand for child care. The child care…
Ali Umair, Herbst Chris M., Makridis Christos A., May, 2020
Reports & Papers
Stay-at-home orders (SAHOs) have been implemented in most U.S. states to mitigate the spread of COVID-19. This paper quantifies the short-run impact of these containment policies on the supply of and demand for child care. The child care market may…
Herbst Chris M., April, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper analyzes the US Lanham Act of 1940, a heavily subsidized and universal child care program administered during World War II. I first estimate its impact on maternal employment using a triple-differences model. I find that employment…
Herbst Chris M., Tekin Erdal, August, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A complete account of the US child care subsidy system requires an understanding of its implications for both parental and child well-being. Although the effects of child care subsidies on maternal employment and child development have been recently…
Herbst Chris M., December, 2013
Reports & Papers
This paper provides a comprehensive analysis of the Lanham Act of 1940, a heavily subsidized and universal child care program that was administered throughout the U.S. during World War II. I begin by estimating the impact of the Lanham Act on…
Herbst Chris M., Tekin Erdal, January, 2012
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship of child care subsidy receipt to maternal physical and mental health status and parenting stress and behaviors, based on data from three nationally representative data sets: the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study…
Herbst Chris M., Tekin Erdal, January, 2012
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship of child care subsidy receipt to maternal physical and mental health status and parenting stress and behaviors, based on data from three nationally representative studies: the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study;…
Herbst Chris M., Tekin Erdal, January, 2012
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship of child care subsidy receipt to maternal physical and mental health status and parenting stress and behaviors, based on data from three nationally representative studies: the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study;…
Herbst Chris M., Tekin Erdal, January, 2012
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship of child care subsidy receipt to maternal physical and mental health status and parenting stress and behaviors, based on data from three nationally representative data sets: the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study…
Herbst Chris M., June 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the associations between employment decisions, hourly wages, hourly child care expenditures, and family background characteristics of single mothers, the use of Child Care Development Funds subsidies, and the use of Earned Income Tax…