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Cui Jiashan, Hanson Rachel, March, 2021
Reports & Papers
This Data Point uses data from the 2019 Early Childhood Program Participation (ECPP) survey. The ECPP survey asks about young children’s participation in weekly child care. The survey includes three types of care: care from a family member other…
Mendez Julia L., Crosby Danielle A., Siskind Demi, July, 2020
Reports & Papers

Using data from the 2012 National Survey of Early Care and Education (NSECE), we examine how child, household, and community characteristics relate to low-income Hispanic families' use of infant and toddler care (as illustrated in Figure 1). We…

Baker Claire E., Brooks-Gunn Jeanne, April, 2020
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The present investigation used a national sample of African American Head Start children (N=640; Mage=4.40) to determine whether conditions of socioeconomic disadvantage, particularly poverty, low parent education, and single parent homes were…
Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Karapakula Ganesh, May, 2019
Reports & Papers
This paper examines the impact of the iconic Perry Preschool Project on the children and siblings of the original participants. The children of treated participants have fewer school suspensions, higher levels of education and employment, and lower…
Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Karapakula Ganesh, May, 2019
Reports & Papers
This paper examines the impact of the iconic Perry Preschool Project on the children and siblings of the original participants. The children of treated participants have fewer school suspensions, higher levels of education and employment, and lower…
Heckman James J. (James Joseph), Karapakula Ganesh, May, 2019
Other
This appendix accompanies the report Intergenerational and Intragenerational Externalities of the Perry Preschool Project (Heckman and Karapakula, 2019).
Baker Erin R., Jensen Cjersti J., Tisak Marie S., 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Several theories of aggression agree that aggression may be a part of a decision-making process, influenced by current internal states and environmental influences. With more than one-quarter of preschool-age children living in single-parent…
Gatewood Amanda K., 2019
Fact Sheets & Briefs

This brief describes the household composition of migrant and seasonally laboring families who are eligible for MSHS. These families may or may not be enrolled in MSHS at the time that they were surveyed. Understanding the composition of migrant…

Yakita Akira, October, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper presents development of a household Nash-bargaining model in an overlapping generation setting to analyze the intergenerational dynamics of education decisions and to analyze cooperatively bargained fertility within a family. A stronger…
Goldberg Abbie E., Smith JuliAnna Z., Q3 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Almost no research has examined the role of parent-school relationships in relation to child psychological functioning in adoptive families or same-sex parent families, much less same-sex adoptive families. Yet adoptive families, and particularly…
Yahirun Jenjira, Zan Hua, 2017
Reports & Papers
This brief report provides an overview of the socioeconomic and health characteristics of grandparents in Hawai'i and extends our previous work highlighting the demographics of elderly residents in the state. First, we examine the share of the older…
Goldberg Abbie E., Black Kaitlin, Sweeney Kristin, Moyer April, January-March 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Little research has examined the experiences of lesbian/gay (LG) parent families or adoptive parent families in early childhood education settings. This study uses interview data to examine the perceptions and experiences of 45 lesbian, gay, and…
Bauernschuster Stefan, Borck Rainald, December, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This article studies the effect of child care provision on family structure. We present a model of a marriage market with positive assortative matching, where in equilibrium, the poorest women stay single. Couples have to decide on the number of…
Glass Valerie Q., Willox Lara, Barrow Katie M., Jones Sarah, May/June 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Our qualitative study explores three phenomena: (a) the phenomenon of being a queer parent with a child in preschool; (b) the phenomenon of being a preschool teacher or administrator when children with queer parents are present in the classroom; and…
Bentley Dana Frantz, Souto-Manning Mariana, April, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This collaborative classroom research study examines the ways in which preschoolers made sense of same-sex marriage through a critical reading of the book King and King by De Haan and Nijland. Acknowledging the importance of community in doing…