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Lahr Michael L., Yao Ye, Fei Da, Lee Annie, September 2021
Reports & Papers

The following report evaluates the total economic repercussions of the City of Philadelphia’s Beverage Tax from a macroeconomic perspective. No prior studies have taken on this viewpoint. They, instead, have tended to analyze just part of the…

Bipartisan Policy Center, June 2021
Reports & Papers

The research conducted by Morning Consult on behalf of the Bipartisan Policy Center seeks to understand how work settings are changing for employed parents and how that impacts child care demands. Specific research objectives included: 1.…

Le Vi-Nhuan, Schaack Diana, Mendoza Marina M., Stout-Oswald Stephanie, Kauerz Kristie, Q2 2021
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

This study examines the Denver Preschool Program (DPP), a voter-approved sales tax initiative that provides a tuition credit for four-year old children to attend preschool. Using propensity weighting and doubly robust modeling on ten cohorts of…

Pepin Gabrielle, August, 2020
Reports & Papers
The Child and Dependent Care Credit (CDCC), a tax credit based on taxpayers' income and child care expenses, reduces families' child care costs. The nonrefundable federal CDCC is available to working families with children younger than 13 years old…
Rodgers Luke P., November, 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The cost of child care can affect a family's employment, location, and commuting decisions. Child care tax credits are intended to relieve the financial burden of child care for working families, yet the benefit incidence may fall on child care…
Purtle Jonathan, Langellier Brent, Le-Scherban Felice, January/February 2018
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Context: Policymakers are increasingly proposing sugar-sweetened beverage (SSB) taxes as an evidence-based strategy to reduce chronic disease risk; and local health departments (LHDs) are well-positioned to play a role in SSB policy development and…
United States. Government Accountability Office, July, 2017
Reports & Papers
Millions of children age 5 and under participate each year in federally funded preschool and other early learning programs, or receive federally supported child care. Federal support for early learning and child care has evolved over time to meet…
Gong Xiaodong, Breunig Robert, March, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We evaluate price subsidies and tax credits for childcare. We focus on partnered women's labour supply, household income and welfare, demand for childcare and government expenditure. Using Australian data, we estimate a joint, discrete structural…
Forde David R. (David Robert), Heckler Nina C., 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Public policy on violence prevention has increasingly focused on early childhood interventions to reduce violence over the life course. This paper examines public attitudes toward funding of programs in schools to enhance learning and to reduce…
Hanappi Tibor Paul, Mullbacher Sandra, December, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
The family policy reform 2009 introduced tax deductibles for children and child care expenditures in Austria. In this paper we evaluate this reform based on a structural labor supply model with unitary households which has been estimated on the…
Francesconi Marco, Rainer Helmut, Klaauw Wilbert van der, September, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This paper formulates a model to examine the effects of changes in tax-benefit policy on the behavior of divorced parents and the well-being of children in single-parent households. Noncustodial parents choose the level of a child support payment to…
Campbell Nancy D., Entmacher Joan, Blank Helen, Matsui Amy K., 2015
Reports & Papers
This report analyzes the impact of the School Readiness Tax Credits in the first four years of their implementation. The report provides a brief overview of the credits; some background on Louisiana's child care and early education system; a…
Gong Xiaodong, Breunig Robert, May, 2012
Reports & Papers
A comparison of the relationship of two Australian child care assistance policies, price subsidies and tax credits, to maternal labor force participation, child care demand and expenses, household income and welfare, and government revenue, based on…
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…
Goodman Kevin, April, 2011
Reports & Papers
An evaluation of a pilot program in England to pay 100 percent of out-of-work families' child care expenses that examines the impact of an offer to enroll in the program on families' employment and child care outcomes