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Lahr Michael L., Yao Ye, Fei Da, Lee Annie, September 2021
Executive Summary

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…

Stevens Katharine B., Weidinger Matt, April, 2021
Executive Summary

This report proposes allowing parents to advance future child tax credits into the earliest years of their child’s life, giving them greater choice in how to raise their young children. Our proposal aims to help two groups of parents. The first…

Wolters Benjamin, Smith Linda K., McHenry Kathlyn, 2021
Executive Summary

The following brief has two aims; first, to explain the significance of the American Rescue Plan’s changes in the context of the existing CDCTC structure. And second, to prompt an informed discussion on how to improve the CDCTC, and to ensure…

Markowitz Anna J., Bassok Daphna, Bellows Laura, DiCarlo Cynthia F., Oakey-Frost RuthAnne, Sonnier-Netto Libbie, 2021
Executive Summary

This report presents key information about the costs of and funding mechanisms for early childhood care and education in Louisiana and the impacts on the early education workforce including (1) the prevalence of turnover, (2) potential drivers of…

Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board, September, 2019
Executive Summary
This summary discusses the importance of high-quality child care and of a high-quality early childhood workforce; the low compensation of the workforce; and a workforce investment credit, modeled on Louisiana's School Readiness Tax Credits, that is…
Whitehurst Grover J., 09 March, 2017
Executive Summary
The evidence shows clearly that many families need childcare and that licensed center-based care is not affordable for them. How can the federal government pay for it, assure that parents remain in the driver's seat, minimize unintended negative…
Committee for Economic Development of The Conference Board, 2017
Executive Summary
This summary discusses the importance of high-quality child care and of a high-quality early childhood workforce; the low compensation of the workforce; and a workforce investment credit, modeled on Louisiana's School Readiness Tax Credits, that is…
Stoney Louise, Bronfin Melanie, Rahim Monica Candal, October, 2016
Executive Summary
Louisiana's current fiscal crisis has called all tax credits into question. As the state examines the purpose and effectiveness of its tax credits, the Louisiana Policy Institute for Children seeks to understand the effects of one tax credit package…
Campbell Nancy D., Entmacher Joan, Blank Helen, Matsui Amy K., 2015
Executive Summary
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…
Abery Marianne, May, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of evaluations of three pilot child care tax credit programs in England
Goodman Kevin, April, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of 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
Hall Suzanne, Pereira Isabella, Darragh Jane, Knight Matt, Bridges Lauren, April, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an examination of the employment and child care decisionmaking and outcomes of those invited to participate in a pilot program in England that paid 100 percent of out-of-work families' child care expenses
Goodman Kevin, April, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of a pilot program in England to increase the child care tax credit amount allowed for families with disabled children that examines the impact of an offer to enroll in the program on families' employment and child care…
Hall Suzanne, Leary Katrina, Bukowski Graham, Lightfoot Ruth, April, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an examination of the employment and child care decisionmaking and outcomes of those invited to participate in a pilot program in England that increased the child care tax credit amount allowed for families with disabled children
Goodman Kevin, April, 2011
Executive Summary
A summary of an evaluation of an alternative child care tax credit reporting and payment system in England that examined the experiences and behavior of families in the pilot system