The effects of type of non-parental child care on pre-teen skills and risky behavior
AbstractWe investigate pre-teenage effects of type of non-parental child care at age three (preschool versus more informal family day care) on overall and risky behavior and objective and self-evaluated abilities. We find no strong evidence that one type of non-parental care outperforms the other, although children who have been placed in preschool tend to like school better.
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Volume (Year): 116 (2012)
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Child care; Skills; Risky behaviors; Evaluation;
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