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Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

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Fung Nickie, Conroy Kara, Brown Elizabeth, Harding Jessica F., Holdbrook Jeanette, Rankin Max, Roemer Grace, June 2021
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Grantees faced challenges in their efforts to create and sustain systems change. Connecting the child care and workforce development systems required establishing new partnerships and progress sometimes stalled due to organizational change and…

Fung Nickie, Harding Jessica F., Brown Elizabeth, Conroy Kara, Holdbrook Jeanette, Roemer Grace, Rankin Max, June 2021
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SWFI grantees worked toward the overarching goal of removing child care barriers faced by working families in need of training by facilitating parents’ access to child care and child care subsidies. Addressing child care needs is crucial in…

University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco Public Policy Center, April, 2021
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Highlights: - Parental absences cost Louisiana businesses $762 million annually from missed work, turnovers, and other related costs. - The impact to the economy goes beyond individual employers. These absences have a $1.3 billion total impact on…
University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Kathleen Babineaux Blanco Public Policy Center, April, 2021
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Research clearly demonstrates the importance and benefits of providing young children with access to high-quality early care and education. Child care also plays a critical role in the Louisiana economy with broad immediate impacts for employees and…
Davis Belinda Creel, Bustamante Ali, Bronfin Melanie, Rahim Monica Candal, 2017
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The Louisiana Policy Institute collaborated with LSU's Public Policy Research Lab (PPRL) and other researchers to understand the impact of child care issues on Louisiana's workforce, business, and economy. LSU's PPRL conducted a statewide survey of…
PolicyLink (Organization), Marguerite Casey Foundation, 2016
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This issue brief discusses high-quality and affordable childcare for all in relation to the reasons why it matters, the economic benefits, challenges to access, and strategies for increasing access.
Illinois Action for Children, July, 2015
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This brief on the economic impact of Early Care and Education looks at this industry through an economic lens--considering the industry's contributions to the Illinois economy. It also re-examines government savings and the workforce impact of Early…
Bishop-Josef Sandra J., Schaefer Stephanie A., Gates Susan L., Kiernan Mike, 2014
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Research is clear that investments in high-quality early care and education will help jump-start our economy through an immediate increase in sales for Kentucky businesses and the creation of many new jobs. At the same time, we will be building the…
Illinois Action for Children, May, 2012
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An overview of the role of the early care and education sector in the Illinois economy
St. Lawrence Child Care Council, December, 2011
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An overview of the role of the early care and education industry in the economy of St. Lawrence County, New York
Weiss Elaine, Brandon Richard N., February, 2011
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A summary of an analysis of the economic impact of the early childhood sector in terms of total expenditures and its share of gross domestic product
SEED (System for Early Education Development), 2011
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An analysis of the economic impact of the Alaska early care and learning industry in terms of individuals employed and spending on services, as well as its role in supporting other industries, labor force participation, and positive child outcomes
Adriance Shira, April, 2009
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Highlights from an exploration of the influence of gender issues in economic analyses of child care, based on interviews with researchers of more than 70 economic impact studies of the child care sector conducted between 2000 and 2010
Child Policy Partnership, 2008
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Highlights of an analysis of the economic impact of the Georgia child care and early education industry in terms of children and parents served, its employment, and its gross receipts, as well as its role in supporting parental labor force…
Traill Saskia, North Carolina Partnership for Children, 2008
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A 2008 update of an analysis of the economic impact of the North Carolina child care and early education industry in terms of children and parents served, its employment, and its gross receipts, as well as its role in supporting parental labor force…