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Belfield Clive R., 15 December, 2020
Reports & Papers
In this Report, we investigate the economic consequences of early childhood education in North Carolina. Early education and child care systems encompass a range of providers and programs for children from birth up to kindergarten entry. We show how…
Rachidi Angela, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
The coronavirus pandemic has placed caregiving at the top of many Americans’ minds. Recent upticks in teleworking arrangements, along with the widespread shock to school and childcare situations this past spring, have raised important questions…
Rachidi Angela, December, 2020
Executive Summary
The coronavirus pandemic has placed caregiving at the top of many Americans’ minds. Recent upticks in teleworking arrangements, along with the widespread shock to school and childcare situations this past spring, have raised important questions…
Early Milestones Colorado, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
A summer 2020 survey of the impact of COVID-19 on families revealed widespread uncertainty about education and care plans and worries about young children’s mental health. In November 2020 some of these same families spoke with Early Milestones…
Heggeness Misty L., December, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
I examine the impact of the COVID-19 shock on parents’ labor supply during the initial stages of the pandemic. Using difference-in-difference estimation and monthly panel data from the Current Population Survey (CPS), I compare labor market…
U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation. Center for Education and Workforce, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
This spring, following the dramatic changes resulting from the global COVID-19 pandemic, the Chamber Foundation began an in-depth study to understand the implications for families, the childcare industry, and employers. The report that follows, and…
North Dakota. Department of Human Services, Child Care Aware of North Dakota, December, 2020
Reports & Papers
In an effort to better understand the impact that these disruptions have had on families, Child Care Aware of North Dakota, in partnership with and on behalf of the state of North Dakota, surveyed families from around the state over a two week…
Huye Holly F., Connell Carol Lawson, Dufrene Brad Andrew, Mohn Richard S., Newkirk Caroline, Tannehill Jennifer, Sutton Victor, December, 2020
Other
Peer Reviewed
Objective: To describe the methodology of the Impact of a Preschool Obesity Prevention intervention enhanced with positive behavioral supports. Design: The social ecological model serves as the conceptual framework for this study, which has a within…
Hassani-Nezhad Lena, November, 2020
Reports & Papers
Childcare and women's employment decisions are intimately linked. I develop a dynamic model designed to analyse the effects of childcare subsidies on labour supply, fertility, marriage, and childcare decisions in a collective setting. In the model,…
Hepburn Peter, November 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

American working conditions have deteriorated over the last 40 years. One commonly-noted change is the rise of nonstandard and unstable work schedules. Such schedules, especially when held by mothers, negatively affect family functioning and the…

Lucas Kimberly, Robeson Wendy Wagner, November, 2020
Reports & Papers
The COVID-19 pandemic has added new challenges to Boston families’ abilities to address their child care needs. This project was designed (1) to uncover families’ child care preferences, (2) identify the factors that drive these preferences, and (3…
Lucas Kimberly, Robeson Wendy Wagner, November, 2020
Executive Summary
The COVID-19 pandemic has added new challenges to Boston families’ abilities to address their child care needs. This project was designed (1) to uncover families’ child care preferences, (2) identify the factors that drive these preferences, and (3…
Gropp Sara, Lopez Amanda, Schortgen Amanda, Stephens Lora, Wall Melissa, November, 2020
Reports & Papers
The Indiana Early Learning Advisory Committee (ELAC) decided to shift the focus of this year’s report to the impact that the national public health crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic has had on early care and education. While the pandemic and its…
Gropp Sara, Lopez Amanda, Schortgen Amanda, Stephens Lora, Wall Melissa, November, 2020
Executive Summary
The Indiana Early Learning Advisory Committee (ELAC) decided to shift the focus of this year’s report to the impact that the national public health crisis due to the COVID-19 pandemic has had on early care and education. While the pandemic and its…
University of Oregon. Center for Translational Neuroscience. RAPID-EC Research Group, 27 October, 2020
Reports & Papers
In prior posts, we have reported that many parents are relying on them self or (in two-parent households) their spouse to take care of their child. Indeed, 90% of households in our survey report that they or their spouse is their primary source of…