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Charney Rachel L., Rebmann Terri, Flood Robert G., December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objectives: The objectives were to determine the impact of emergency childcare (EC) needs on health care workers' ability and likelihood to work during a pandemic versus an earthquake as well as to determine the anticipated need and expected use of…
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…
Ha Yoonsook, Miller Daniel P., December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined the relationship between mothers' child care subsidy use and their earnings and labor force attachment. Using Wisconsin administrative data, this study examined 48 months of subsidy use for mothers who became eligible for child…
Ha Yoonsook, Collins Mary Elizabeth, Martino David, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Studies suggest that a substantial proportion of low-income working mothers experience work disruptions and parental stress related to child care, which may lead to increases in the risk of physical and psychological abuse and neglect of children.…
Mendez Ildefonso, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
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This article investigates the association between the availability of childcare and low geographical mobility in southern Europe where, the author argues, couples that have or plan to have children live close to their parents in order to reconcile…
Hardoy Ines, Schone Pal, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We ask whether cheaper child care can spur labor supply of mothers in an economy with high female labor supply. We exploit exogenous variation in child care prices induced by a public reform. A triple difference approach is put forward. The results…
Lakomy Martin, Kreidl Martin, December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The impact of grandparents' employment on grandparental childcare has been examined repeatedly, but the findings have so far been inconsistent. We contend that these inconsistencies may have resulted from variations in model specification and crude…
Rachidi Angela, November, 2015
Reports & Papers
Child care is a necessary work support for many American families, but can be prohibitively expensive for those with low incomes. The federal government provides assistance through direct child care subsidies, but only a fraction of eligible…
Cascio Elizabeth U., Haider Steven J., Nielsen Helena Skyt, October, 2015
Other
Peer Reviewed
This is special section of the journal Labour Economics, focusing on the effectiveness of policies promoting labor force participation of women around the years of childbearing.
Cascio Elizabeth U., Haider Steven J., Nielsen Helena Skyt, October, 2015
Other
Peer Reviewed
An introduction to a special section of the journal Labour Economics, focusing on the effectiveness of policies promoting labor force participation of women in around the years of childbearing.
Givord Pauline, Marbot Claire, October, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study evaluates the short-run impact of an increase in childcare subsidies on the use of paid childcare and the participation rate of mothers of preschool children. We use a natural experiment provided by the PAJE, a French reform in family…
Bettendorf Leon J. H., Jongen Egbert L. W., Muller Paul, October, 2015
Reports & Papers
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After the introduction of the Law on Childcare in 2005, childcare subsidies in the Netherlands became much more generous. Public spending on childcare increased from 1 to 3 billion euro over the period 2004-2009. Using a differences-in-differences…
Haeck Catherine, Lefebvre Pierre, Merrigan Philip, October, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
More than ten years ago, to increase mothers' participation in the labour market and to enhance child development, the province of Quebec implemented a $5 per day universal childcare policy. This paper provides a comprehensive review of the impact…
Nollenberger Natalia, Rodriguez-Planas Nuria, October, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Using a natural experiment framework, we study the effects of offering full-time public childcare for 3-year-olds in a context of low female labor force participation and insufficient infrastructure of childcare slots. We find that two mothers…
Geyer Johannes, Haan Peter, Wrohlich Katharina, October, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Parental leave and subsidized child care are prominent examples of family policies supporting the reconciliation of family life and labor market careers for mothers. In this paper, we combine different empirical strategies to evaluate the employment…