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Hartley Robert Paul, Chaudry Ajay, Boteach Melissa, Mitchell Estelle, Menefee Kathryn, March, 2021
Reports & Papers
This paper examines and quantifies the impact that child care for all could have on women’s lifetime earnings and retirement security, underscoring just how much women and families have to gain now and over the long-term when we recognize child care…
National Women's Law Center, Columbia University. Center on Poverty and Social Policy, March, 2021
Fact Sheets & Briefs
A Lifetime’s Worth of Benefits examines and quantifies the impact that child care for all could have on women’s lifetime earnings and retirement security, underscoring just how much women and families have to gain when we recognize and invest in…
Elias Nicole M., D'Agostino Maria J., 2021
Other
Peer Reviewed

School closings during COVID-19 exposed an under-addressed gender equity issue in the United States: child care in crisis. To better understand the child care crisis in the current U.S. context, we detail how New York City is addressing child…

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…
Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women, October, 2020
Reports & Papers
The Massachusetts Commission on the Status of Women (MCSW) has collected and now reports data on the impact of COVID-19 on women and girls across the Commonwealth. The MCSW recognizes the critical importance that child care and education play in the…
Heggeness Misty L., Fields Jason M., 18 August, 2020
Reports & Papers
This report examines how school and child care closures are affecting working mothers and fathers, based on data from the U.S. Census's Household Pulse Survey (Week 12: July 16 – 21, 2020) and the Current Population Survey (IPUMS-CPS).
Heggeness Misty L., August, 2020
Reports & Papers
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…
Feeney Mary K., Stritch Justin M., September, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Family-friendly policies and culture are important components of creating a healthy work environment and are positively related to work outcomes for public employees and organizations. Furthermore, family-friendly policies and culture are critical…
Cruse Lindsey Reichlin, Gault Barbara, Suh Joo Yeoun, DeMario Mary Ann, May, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This brief discusses the time demands and time use of single mothers in college, the affordability of and access to child care with a particular focus on campus-based care, and the postsecondary outcomes of student parents by campus child care…
Ancell Katherine S., Bruns Deborah A., Chitiyo Jonathan, March, 2018
Other
Peer Reviewed
This article will provide examples of programs that successfully involve fathers, and offer strategies to promote father involvement in the lives of young children with disabilities. Although some are loosely based on recommendations from well-…
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, February, 2018
Fact Sheets & Briefs
This document discusses how the availability, intensity, and affordability of early childhood education and care services, as well as work-family policies, can affect women's labor force participation across Organisation for Economic Co-operation…
Horne Rebecca M., Breitkreuz Rhonda, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
In the majority of Canadian provinces, the child care system is characterized by a lack of regulated, affordable, and accessible child care spaces. Given that mothers continue to be primarily responsible for the care of children, such limited…
Sihto Tiina, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Purpose -- The purpose of this paper is to examine the changes in local childcare policy that have taken place between the years 2008 and 2016 in the city of Jyvaskyla, Finland, and to study how the local gender contract for women is being reshaped…
Chacko Anil, Fabiano Gregory A., Doctoroff Greta L., Fortson Beverly, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Engaging fathers and improving their parenting and, in turn, outcomes for their children in preventive/promotion-focused parenting interventions has been a notable, but understudied, challenge in the field. This study evaluated the effects of a…
Acevedo-Polakovich Ignacio D., Spring Hannah E., Stacy Sara T., Nordquist Erica A., Normand Mary M., November, 2017
Literature Review
Peer Reviewed
In the United States (U.S.), Early Head Start programs provide important services and resources that can benefit children and families. While additional benefits occur when these programs engage fathers, Early Head Start has historically experienced…