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Mahringer Helmut, Zulehner Christine, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The availability of affordable formal child care is an important determinant of the labour force participation of parents, particularly of mothers, which is increasingly discussed. This paper examines the impact of child-care costs on the employment…
Barnard-Brak Lucy, Nuner Joyce, Sulak Tracey N., Davis Tonya, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Child care arrangements, costs, and satisfaction among parents of children with emotional or behavioral disorders were examined as compared with parents of children with other disabilities. The current study used a large, nationally representative,…
Gould Elise (Elise Lorraine), Cooke Tanyell, 06 October, 2015
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This paper uses a number of benchmarks to gauge the affordability of child care across the country. It begins by explaining how child care costs fit into EPI's basic family budget thresholds, which measure the income families need in order to attain…
Yun Heesuk, July, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Despite a tenfold increase in Korean public spending on childcare over the past decade, the effect on reducing the burden for employed women has been a subject of intense criticism. This study uses national childcare survey data from 2004 and 2012…
Herbst Chris M., May, 2015
Reports & Papers
Anecdotal evidence suggests that the cost of child care in the U.S. has increased substantially over the past few decades. This paper marshals data from a variety of sources to rigorously assess the issue. It begins by using nationally…
Mamedova Saida, Redford Jeremy, May, 2015
Reports & Papers
A study of early care and education arrangements of children from birth through age 5, families' child care expenses, and parents' involvement in children's early learning, based on data from the nationally representative National Household…
Choi Yoon Kyung, 20 June, 2014
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This fact sheet compares a Parents' Price Perception Index on child raising costs, based on a survey of parents of infants and toddlers in Korea, to Childrearing Price Indexes as calculated in May, June, and September 2013. Policy recommendations…

Sahota Onkar, March, 2014
Reports & Papers

An examination of London families' child care expenses, based on survey responses from 2,366 London residents

Thompson Spencer, Ben-Galim Dalia, February, 2014
Other
This report focuses on the relationship between the affordability of childcare for parents with children under five and maternal employment rates. We examine the international context with the aim of understanding which mothers are working, and why…
Thompson Spencer, Ben-Galim Dalia, February, 2014
Executive Summary
This report focuses on the relationship between the affordability of childcare for parents with children under five and maternal employment rates. We examine the international context with the aim of understanding which mothers are working, and why…
Parello Nancy, Dellanno Diane F., Hellriegel Nicole, December, 2013
Other
This special Kids Count report provides a close look at child care for New Jersey's youngest children, birth to age 5, in two key areas--cost and quality. (author abstract)
Parello Nancy, Dellanno Diane F., Hellriegel Nicole, December, 2013
Executive Summary
This special Kids Count report provides a close look at child care for New Jersey's youngest children, birth to age 5, in two key areas--cost and quality. (author abstract)
Minton Sarah, Durham Christin, December, 2013
Reports & Papers
In this paper, we first give an overview of CCDF child care assistance, touching briefly on how certain eligibility policies vary across states. Next we discuss the full, unsubsidized out-of-pocket cost of child care as well as the amount families…
Mamedova Saida, Redford Jeremy, August, 2013
Reports & Papers
A study of early care and education arrangements of children from birth through age 5, families' child care expenses, and parents' involvement in children's early learning, based on data from the nationally representative National Household…
Blasberg Amy, Rothenberg Laura, Daneri M. Paula, Tout Kathryn, July, 2013
Reports & Papers
Findings from a longitudinal study of the child care decision-making processes of low income families in Maryland that examine child care expenses and financial assistance, based on a survey of parents applying for Temporary Assistance for Needy…