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Should daycare be subsidized?

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  • Paul Klein

    (University of Western Ontario)

  • David Domeij

    (Handelshögskolan i Stockholm)

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even greater extent than what tax deductibility implies.

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  • Paul Klein & David Domeij, 2008. "Should daycare be subsidized?," 2008 Meeting Papers 750, Society for Economic Dynamics.
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    JEL classification:

    • E13 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General Aggregative Models - - - Neoclassical
    • J13 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Fertility; Family Planning; Child Care; Children; Youth

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