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The Effects on Employment and Wages When Medicaid and Child Care Subsidies are no Longer Available


  • Heather Boushey


This paper examines the importance of two work supports - health insurance and child care - in promoting employment and wage growth for prime-age mothers.

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  • Heather Boushey, 2005. "The Effects on Employment and Wages When Medicaid and Child Care Subsidies are no Longer Available," CEPR Reports and Issue Briefs 2005-04, Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR).
  • Handle: RePEc:epo:papers:2005-04

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    1. Patricia M. Anderson & Philip B. Levine, 1999. "Child Care and Mothers' Employment Decisions," NBER Working Papers 7058, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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    1. Ahn, Haksoon, 2012. "Child care subsidy, child care costs, and employment of low-income single mothers," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 34(2), pages 379-387.
    2. Heather Boushey, 2005. "When Done Right, Work Supports Work: Medicaid and Mothers' Employment and Wages," CEPR Reports and Issue Briefs 2005-09, Center for Economic and Policy Research (CEPR).

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