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Child Care Policy Reform and the Employment of Single Mothers

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  • Jay Bainbridge
  • Marcia K. Meyers
  • Jane Waldfogel
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    We estimate how the expansion of public child care subsidies from 1991-1996 contributed to single mothers' employment rates, controlling for other policy changes. Copyright (c) 2003 by the Southwestern Social Science Association.

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    Article provided by Southwestern Social Science Association in its journal Social Science Quarterly.

    Volume (Year): 84 (2003)
    Issue (Month): 4 ()
    Pages: 771-791

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    Handle: RePEc:bla:socsci:v:84:y:2003:i:4:p:771-791

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    Cited by:
    1. Nicole D. Forry & Sandra L. Hofferth, 2009. "Maintaining Work: The Influence of Child Care Subsidies on Child Care-Related Work," Working Papers 1175, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Center for Research on Child Wellbeing..
    2. Nicole Forry, 2009. "The Impact of Child Care Subsidies on Low-Income Single Parents: An Examination of Child Care Expenditures and Family Finances," Journal of Family and Economic Issues, Springer, vol. 30(1), pages 43-54, March.
    3. Laura S. Hussey, 2006. "Are Social Welfare Policies ‘Pro-Life’? An Individual-Level Analysis of Low-Income Women," Working Papers 896, Princeton University, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Center for Research on Child Wellbeing..

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