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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…
Irvine Susan, Farrell Ann, August, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Australian educators are currently engaging with wide-ranging, national early childhood reform that is reshaping Early Childhood Education and Care (ECEC). The Australian reform agenda reflects many of the early childhood policy directions…
Dotterer Aryn M., Burchinal Margaret, Bryant Donna M., Early Diane Marie, Pianta Robert C., July, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Concerns about school readiness especially among children from low-income families have resulted in massive funding of state pre-kindergarten (pre-K) programmes. Pre-K programmes differ in whether they are universal (i.e. available to all children)…
Brown Cynthia, Herman Juliana, Lazarin Melissa, Linden Michael, Post Sasha, Tanden Neera, 06 February, 2013
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A presentation of a policy proposal for the federal government to introduce universal preschool for 3- and 4-year-old children and expand access to child care subsidies for infants and toddlers
Kottelenberg Michael J., Lehrer Steven F. (Steven Fredrick), February, 2013
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship of the implementation of the Quebec Family Policy, a universal child care policy initiative, to parental health outcomes and to child cognitive, motor and social, and behavioral outcomes, based on data from the National…
Felfe Christina, Nollenberger Natalia, Rodriguez-Planas Nuria, January, 2013
Reports & Papers
What happens to children's long-run cognitive development when introducing universal high-quality childcare for 3-year olds mainly crowds out maternal care? To answer this question we exploit a natural experiment framework and employ a difference-in…
Bassok Daphna, Fitzpatrick Maria D., Loeb Susanna, December, 2012
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship of changes in the child care supply, in both the public and private sectors, to the introduction of universal preschool programs in Georgia and Oklahoma, based on two datasets compiled from Internal Revenue Service…
Karila Kirsti, December, 2012
Other
Peer Reviewed
A description of key features of Nordic early childhood education and care policies and their current trends, including the use of highly trained staff and the provision of universal services
Bassok Daphna, Fitzpatrick Maria D., Loeb Susanna, November, 2012
Reports & Papers
The success of any governmental subsidy depends on whether it increases or crowds out existing consumption. Yet to date there has been little empirical evidence, particularly in the education sector, on whether government intervention crowds out…
Felfe Christina, Nollenberger Natalia, Rodriguez-Planas Nuria, November, 2012
Reports & Papers
A comparison of the language and math performance at age 15 of children who were 3 years old either before or after the implementation of universal child care for 3-year-old children in their respective region of Spain, based on data for Spain from…
Drange Nina, Havnes Tarjei, Sandsor Astrid M. J., November, 2012
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship of a 1997 reduction in the mandatory kindergarten enrollment age in Norway to school performance through the end of compulsory schooling, based on longitudinal administrative data for children born in 1990 or 1991
Ipsos MORI (Firm), June, 2012
Reports & Papers
A study of parents' views and experiences of a policy in England to provide 15 hours a week of free early education for 38 weeks a year to all 3- and 4-year-olds, based on in-depth interviews with 40 parents, a survey of 801 parents, and an analysis…
Ipsos MORI (Firm), June, 2012
Executive Summary
A summary of a study of parents' views and experiences of a policy in England to provide 15 hours a week of free early education for 38 weeks a year to all 3- and 4-year-olds, based on in-depth interviews with 40 parents, a survey of 801 parents,…
Ipsos MORI (Firm), June, 2012
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A summary of a study of parents' views and experiences of a policy in England to provide 15 hours a week of free early education for 38 weeks a year to all 3- and 4-year-olds, based on in-depth interviews with 40 parents, a survey of 801 parents,…
Drange Nina, Havnes Tarjei, Sandsor Astrid M. J., June, 2012
Reports & Papers
A study of the relationship of a 1997 reduction in the mandatory kindergarten enrollment age in Norway to school performance through the end of compulsory schooling, based on longitudinal administrative data for children born in 1990 or 1991