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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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  • Jay Bainbridge & Marcia K. Meyers & Jane Waldfogel, 2003. "Child Care Policy Reform and the Employment of Single Mothers," Social Science Quarterly, Southwestern Social Science Association, vol. 84(4), pages 771-791.
  • Handle: RePEc:bla:socsci:v:84:y:2003:i:4:p:771-791
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    1. Irene Böckmann & Joya Misra & Michelle Budig, 2013. "Mothers' employment in wealthy countries: how do cultural and institutional factors shape the motherhood employment and working hours gap?," LIS Working papers 594, LIS Cross-National Data Center in Luxembourg.
    2. repec:pri:crcwel:wp09-09-ff is not listed on IDEAS
    3. Christine Ho, 2014. "Welfare-to-Work Reform and Intergenerational Support: Grandmothers’ Response to the 1996 PRWORA," Working Papers 12-2014, Singapore Management University, School of Economics.
    4. Taryn W. Morrissey, 2017. "Child care and parent labor force participation: a review of the research literature," Review of Economics of the Household, Springer, vol. 15(1), pages 1-24, March.
    5. Joya Misra & Irene Böckmann & Michelle Budig, 2010. "Cross-National Patterns in Individual and Household Employment and Work Hours by Gender and Parenthood," LIS Working papers 544, LIS Cross-National Data Center in Luxembourg.
    6. 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..
    7. 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.
    8. 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..
    9. repec:pri:crcwel:wp07-12-ff is not listed on IDEAS

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