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Texas Workforce Commission, 15 January, 2017
Reports & Papers
Subsidized child care is a support service that allows parents to become and remain employed, thereby contributing to the Texas economy. This report demonstrates that subsidized child care is an effective work support service that enables parents to…
Schulman Karen, Starker Abbie, November, 2016
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This examination looks at Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and child care assistance with a particular focus on state policies and funding.
Bratti Massimiliano, Frattini Tommaso, Scervini Francesco, June, 2016
Reports & Papers
In this paper, we exploit pension reform-induced changes in retirement eligibility requirements to assess the role of grandparental child care availability in the employment of women who have children under 15. We focus on Italy for two reasons:…
Hahn Heather, Adams Gina, Spaulding Shayne, Heller Caroline, April, 2016
Reports & Papers
Low-income families receiving cash assistance through Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) also need assistance with workforce development and child care. Workforce development and child care subsidy systems exist to support low-income…
Isaacs Julia B., Katz Michael, Kassabian David, March, 2016
Reports & Papers
This report describes and analyzes the experiences of the six states involved in the WSS initiative as they leveraged policy change to streamline and align families' access to work supports. A broad range of policies are analyzed here, from…
Isaacs Julia B., Katz Michael, Kassabian David, March, 2016
Executive Summary
This report describes and analyzes the experiences of the six states involved in the WSS initiative as they leveraged policy change to streamline and align families' access to work supports. A broad range of policies are analyzed here, from…
Hahn Heather, Isaacs Julia B., Rohacek Monica, March, 2016
Other
The six states engaged in the Work Support Strategies (WSS) initiative are diverse in many dimensions. This brief provides information on each state as context for WSS evaluation publications. Specifically, this brief summarizes each WSS state's…
United States. Office of Child Care, United States. Office of Family Assistance, 09 February, 2016
Other
The purpose of this Information Memorandum is to provide key information on the recent reauthorization of CCDF and its implications and opportunities for TANF and CCDF. Lead Agencies from both programs can work together to implement the…
Ho Christine, April, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The 1996 Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA; Pub. L. 104-193) in the United States aimed at encouraging work among low-income mothers with children below age 18. In this study, the author used a sample of 2,843…
Texas Workforce Commission, 15 January, 2015
Reports & Papers
Subsidized child care is a support service that allows parents to become and remain employed, thereby contributing to the Texas economy. This report demonstrates that subsidized child care is an effective work support service that enables parents to…
Maguire-Jack Katie, Purtell Kelly M., 2015
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Using two nationally-representative longitudinal datasets, the overarching goal of this project is to comprehensively examining the ways in which TANF (Temporary Aid for Needy Families) and child care subsidy policies influence low-income children.…
Guest Ross, Parr Nick, October, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper empirically examines the effect on couples' labour supply of a universal at-birth cash benefit and a government subsidy equal to 50% of child care expenditure for working parents. The method is first to simulate the effects on labour…
Passarella Letitia Logan, Born Catherine E., Roll Susan J., February, 2013
Reports & Papers
This current paper extends the analysis of subsidy use among new TANF families in Maryland. Specifically, this report looks at the use and non-use of child care subsidies by a cohort of female-headed, single-parent families with at least one child…
Texas Workforce Commission, 15 January, 2013
Reports & Papers
Subsidized child care is a support service that allows parents to become and remain employed, thereby contributing to the Texas economy. This report demonstrates that subsidized child care is an effective work support service that enables parents to…
Ha Yoonsook, Ybarra Marci, January-March 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Welfare reform devolved authority to states in designing and implementing Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and child care subsidy programs, thereby creating substantial variation in both programs across states. TANF and child care…