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Gonzalez Libertad, August, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
I study the impact of a universal child benefit on fertility and maternal labor supply. I exploit the unanticipated introduction of a sizable child benefit in Spain in 2007. Following a regression discontinuity-type design, I find that the benefit…
South Dakota Head Start Association, June, 2013
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of the structure of families, the educational attainment and employment status of parents, and family services provided in South Dakota Head Start and Early Head Start programs in 2011-2012
Fagan Jay, April, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the association between children's early literacy and changes in the marital and cohabitation status of their parents, with an examination of the mediating roles of changes in household income, changes in depressive symptoms, changes in…
Enache Cosmin, 2013
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In a period of very low fertility, effective family and childcare support policy measures are needed. From a wide range of instruments available to government intervention, we focus on public expenditures effects on short-term fertility. Using a…
Meloy Mary Elizabeth Corrington, Phillips Deborah A., September/October 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between child care assistance receipt and placement disruptions among foster children under the age of 5, based on data from 18,944 children in foster care for at least three months in Illinois
Kintner-Duffy Victoria L., Vardell Rosemarie, Lower Joanna K., Cassidy Deborah J., July, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the learning process and reactions of participants in a class founded on the Making Room in the Circle curriculum, designed to prepare pre-service early childhood educators to offer welcoming learning environments for lesbian, gay,…
South Dakota Head Start Association, June, 2012
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of the structure of families, the educational attainment and employment status of parents, and family services provided in South Dakota Head Start and Early Head Start programs in 2010-2011
Galano Joseph, Huntington Lee, June, 2012
Reports & Papers
This study was conducted to compare the participation and outcomes of multiparous mothers (those with previous children) in Healthy Families (HF) home visitation programs in Virginia to those of primiparous (first-time) mothers in the same programs…
Overland Klara, Thorsen Arlene, Storksen Ingunn, April, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of staff opinions about typical behaviors of young children in child care settings whose parents experience divorce or separation, based on a survey of 33 early educators in Norway
Bauernschuster Stefan, Borck Rainald, March, 2012
Reports & Papers
A presentation of a model of the role of child care in determining family structure, and an examination of empirical evidence for the model based on 1991 through 2009 data from the nationally representative German Socio-Economic Panel
Galano Joseph, Huntington Lee, March, 2012
Executive Summary
This study was conducted to compare the participation and outcomes of multiparous mothers (those with previous children) in Healthy Families (HF) home visitation programs in Virginia to those of primiparous (first-time) mothers in the same programs…
Yasuoka Masaya, Goto Naohisa, November, 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper presents an examination of effects of a child allowance on fertility under a pay-as-you-go pension system. In these analyses, the child allowance is financed by taxation of two kinds: an income tax and a consumption tax. Comparative…
South Dakota Head Start Association, April, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of the structure of families and both the educational attainment and employment status of parents in South Dakota Head Start and Early Head Start programs in 2009-2010
Kaptijn Ralf, Thomese Fleur, van Tilburg Theo G., Liefbroer Aart C., December 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between childbearing decisions and the availability of grandparent care, based on a longitudinal study of the fecundity decisions of the adult children of 474 grandparents from The Netherlands
Dickert-Conlin Stacy, Elder Todd, October, 2010
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the influence of the possibility of reduced child care costs on the timing and scheduling of births close to school entry cutoff dates, based on state-level data on births between 1999 and 2004