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Daycare Services: It’s All about Quality

In: The Early Years

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  • Samuel Berlinski

    (University of Oxford)

  • Norbert Schady

    (Princeton University)

Abstract

Daycare services (daycare) refer to services that offer childcare outside the family home for young children, particularly children who are not yet of an age to be covered by the formal school system. Many governments in Latin America and the Caribbean have subsidized or directly provided daycare.

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  • Samuel Berlinski & Norbert Schady, 2015. "Daycare Services: It’s All about Quality," Palgrave Macmillan Books, in: Samuel Berlinski & Norbert Schady (ed.), The Early Years, chapter 4, pages 91-119, Palgrave Macmillan.
  • Handle: RePEc:pal:palchp:978-1-137-53649-5_4
    DOI: 10.1057/9781137536495_4
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    Keywords

    Child Development; Parental Leave; Community Modality; Daycare Center; Female Labor Supply;
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    • J13 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth
    • I3 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty

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