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Lane Abby, Osborne Cynthia, 2017
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This mixed-methods study seeks to deepen our understanding of the implications of nonstandard work schedules (i.e., non-weekday schedules) for work-family balance. The three papers of this dissertation aim to increase our understanding of: (1) the…
Hepburn Peter, Smith Sandra, Gennetian Lisa A., 2016
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This project explores how parental employment and household structure shape low-income families' access to and use of (a) developmentally-beneficial childcare options and (b) childcare subsidies. The project includes three main studies (each a free-…
Carlin Caroline, Davis Elizabeth E., Temple Judy A., 2009
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Decisions that parents make with regard to nonparental child care for their children are tied to other household decisions. Intuitively, we would expect the choice of maternal employment and the setting of care for young children during the mother's…
Marshall Nancy L., Robeson Wendy Wagner, Roberts Joanne, 2007
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
This study examined the child care needs of low-income working families and the impact of child care subsidies. The research questions include: (1) What types of care do families receiving subsidies choose?; (2) What is the quality of the care in…
Montes Guillermo, 2007
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
The goal of this study is to examine associations between childhood behavior problems and the stability of child care and employment among working families. Particular attention is paid to autism and childhood behavior problems that may go…
Forry Nicole D., Hofferth Sandra L., 2006
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An examination of the relationship between child care subsidies and child care-related work disruptions that affect mothers' ability to maintain steady employment and work productively, including considerations of whether this relationship is…
Jordan Lucy P., Meyers Marcia K., 2003
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A study of the relationship between child care subsidies and the length of time between the birth of a child and the mother's entry to employment, particularly among lower-skilled women, who typically spend a larger proportion of their earnings on…
Bozzi Laurie, Singer Judith D., 2002
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A secondary analysis of data from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD) Study of Early Child Care, consisting of two phases. Phase one explores the relationship between mothers' number of work hours and responsiveness…
Press Julie E., 2001
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A project concentrating on the hypothesis that child care is responsible, in part, for disrupting the employment and economic self-reliance of low-skilled mothers. The study is based on the Philadelphia Survey of Child Care and Work--a one hour,…
Michalopoulos Charles, 2000
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An analysis of data from 22,000 recipients in 26 cities and 11 states, using existing welfare data sets from seven of the experimental evaluations conducted by the Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC). The project examines how…
Foster Jessica Bigazzi, Hebl Michelle R., 2000
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An examination of the interaction between child care and parent workplace stress. The study follows ethnically and socioeconomically diverse parents, and randomly samples their behaviors and attitudes to measure the effects of child care disruptions…
Lee Bong Joo, 2000
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
An exploration of factors related to subsidy take-up rates, child care use for those on subsidies, and the effects of child care subsidies on welfare and employment, based on an analysis of linked individual-level administrative data on Temporary…
Tekin Erdal, Blau David M., 2000
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A comprehensive analysis of single mothers' employment, child care payment, welfare, and child care subsidy decisions in the new welfare environment, using a data set from the National Survey of America's Families. The study models the effects of…
Layzer Jean I., 1997
Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
A five-year research effort, in 17 states and 25 communities, designed to provide information on the responses of states and communities to the child care needs of low income families, the employment and child care choices made by low income…