Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/125274
Authors: 
Tekin, Erdal
Year of Publication: 
2014
Citation: 
[Journal:] IZA World of Labor [ISSN:] 2054-9571 [Year:] 2014 [Issue:] 43
Abstract: 
Most public expenditure on childcare in the US is made through a federal program, the Child Care and Development Fund (CCDF), established as part of landmark welfare reform legislation in 1996. The main goal of the reform was to increase employment and reduce welfare dependence among low-income families. Childcare subsidies have been effective in enabling parents to work, but apparently at some cost to the well-being of parents and children.
Subjects: 
childcare
subsidy
employment
CCDF
regulation
quality
JEL: 
I18
I38
I2
J13
Persistent Identifier of the first edition: 
Document Type: 
Article

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