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Strukturelle Hemmnisse für den Ausbau der Kindertagesbetreuung in Deutschland


  • Henrik Egbert

    () (University of Anhalt)

  • Andreas Hildenbrand

    () (University of Giessen)


Der schleppende quantitative und qualitative Ausbau der Kindertagesbetreuung in Deutschland wird von uns als Anlass genommen, die gegenwärtige Finanzierungsstruktur und deren Anreize für die Marktteilnehmer im Bereich Kindertagesbetreuung zu untersuchen. Dazu wird die politische Fokussierung auf die Aus- und Weiterbildung von Fachkräften analysiert. Zudem werden die Strukturen, die den finanziellen Mitteleinsatz bei der Angebotserstellung beeinflussen, im Hinblick auf den Angebotsausbau hinterfragt. Wir zeigen, dass die gegenwärtige Finanzierungsstruktur und die Struktur der Arbeitsmärkte für Fachkräfte für die Anbieter von Kindertagesbetreuung ungenügende Anreize setzen, um die vereinbarte Kombination aus Angebotsquantität und Angebotsqualität im vorgegebenen Tempo zu erreichen. Wir argumentieren, dass auch das vom Bundesministerium für Familie, Senioren, Frauen und Jugend vorgelegte Zehn-Punkte-Programm zum Ausbau der Kindertagesbetreuung diese Hemmnisse nur unzureichend aufgreift.

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  • Henrik Egbert & Andreas Hildenbrand, 2012. "Strukturelle Hemmnisse für den Ausbau der Kindertagesbetreuung in Deutschland," MAGKS Papers on Economics 201250, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, Department of Economics (Volkswirtschaftliche Abteilung).
  • Handle: RePEc:mar:magkse:201250

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    Frühkindliche Betreuung; Bildung und Erziehung; Kindertagesbetreuung; Finanzierung der Kindertagesbetreuung; Qualität des Personals;

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    • D43 - Microeconomics - - Market Structure, Pricing, and Design - - - Oligopoly and Other Forms of Market Imperfection
    • H75 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - State and Local Government: Health, Education, and Welfare
    • I22 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Educational Finance; Financial Aid

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