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Title:Child Care Subsidy Receipt, Employment, and Child Care Choices of Single Mothers PDF Logo
Authors:Tekin, Erdal
Issue Date:2004
Series/Report no.:IZA Discussion paper series 1121
Abstract:This paper examines the impact of actual subsidy receipt of single mothers on their joint employment and child care mode decisions in the post-welfare reform environment, which places a high priority on parental choice with the quality and type of care chosen. Results indicate that single mothers are highly responsive to child care subsidies by increasing their employment while moving from parental and relative care to center care in the process.
Subjects:child care subsidy
employment
single mother
JEL:I38
J13
Document Type:Working Paper
Appears in Collections:IZA Discussion Papers, Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit (IZA)

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