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Published: 18 September 2012
Fig. 1 Per child spending on education, child care, and children’s toys, games, and clothes by year and age of youngest child in the household. Spending for all years is inflated to year 2008 dollars More
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Demography (2001) 38 (2): 299–316.
Published: 01 May 2001
...Rachel A. Gordon; P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale Abstract Lack of high-quality, affordable, and accessible child care is an often-cited impediment to a manageable balance between work and family. Researchers, however, have been restricted by a scarcity of data on the availability of child care across...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 165–179.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Marcia K. Meyers; Theresa Heintze; Douglas A. Wolf Abstract Changing patterns of maternal employment, coupled with stronger work requirements for welfare recipients, are increasing the demand for child care. For many families, the cost of child care creates a financial burden; for mothers with low...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 139–164.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Charles L. Baum, II Abstract Child care costs reduce the net benefit of working and consequently influence mothers’ decisions to work. They affect the employment of low-income mothers in particular because they represent a larger portion of these mothers’ earnings. I used a hazard framework...
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Demography (1994) 31 (4): 651–662.
Published: 01 November 1994
... child care considerations and fertility decision making among Bangkok women. Although the two-child family has become the norm in recent years, and although most respondents said that ideally they would like to have two children, a high proportion of women surveyed said they planned to only have one...
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Demography (1992) 29 (4): 523–543.
Published: 01 November 1992
...Karen Oppenheim Mason; Karen Kuhlthau Abstract In a sample of Detroit-area mothers of preschool-aged children interviewed in 1986, one-third reported that child care problems had constrained their employment. Such reports were relatively prevalent among poor women. those without relatives nearby...
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Demography (1992) 29 (1): 17–29.
Published: 01 February 1992
...Rachel Connelly Abstract This paper considers self-employment and providing child care as occupational strategies that can lower the cost of child care. If the ability to care for one’s own children while engaged in market work is important to mothers with young children, we predict that women...
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Demography (1991) 28 (3): 333–351.
Published: 01 August 1991
...David M. Blau; Philip K. Robins Abstract This paper uses panel data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth (NLSY) to analyze jointly fertility, employment, and child care decisions of young women over time. As these young women age (from 21 to 25 years on average) they become increasingly...
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Demography (1985) 22 (4): 499–513.
Published: 01 November 1985
...Evelyn L. Lehrer; Seiichi Kawasaki Abstract The determinants of child care arrangements and relations between child care and fertility are examined using data on two-earner households from the 1976 National Survey of Family Growth. We find that the probability of relying on market arrangements...
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Demography (1989) 26 (2): 287–299.
Published: 01 May 1989
...David M. Blau; Philip K. Robins Abstract A sample of labor-market and birth histories is used to estimate the effects of child-care costs on employment and fertility decisions. A reduced-form empirical analysis is performed, which is based on hazard functions for transitions among various fertility...
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Demography (1989) 26 (4): 523–543.
Published: 01 November 1989
...Harriet B. Presser 13 1 2011 © Population Association of America 1989 1989 Child Care Work Schedule Parental Leave Married Mother Unmarried Mother References Ambry , M. ( 1988 ). At home in the office . American Demographics , 10 , 30 – 33 . Belsky...
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Demography (1988) 25 (2): 205–220.
Published: 01 May 1988
...Arleen Leibowitz; Linda J. Waite; Christina Witsberger Abstract Because of the high rates of employment of mothers, a large and increasing number of preschool children receive regular care from someone else. This article develops and tests hypotheses about the choice of child care arrangements...
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Demography (1998) 35 (2): 243–250.
Published: 01 May 1998
...Lynne M. Casper; Martin O’Connell Abstract Previous research on fathers as child-care providers indicates a need to study the father’s role in child care in the context of different economic cycles. Using data from the 1988, 1991, and 1993 panels of the Survey of Income and Program Participation...
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Demography (1998) 35 (1): 83–96.
Published: 01 February 1998
...David M. Blau; PhiliP K. Robins Abstract The causes of turnover in child-care arrangements and maternal employment are analyzed using panel data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth, supplemented with state-level information on child-care markets. The results indicate that turnover...
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Published: 16 November 2013
Fig. 1 Predicted probabilities for change in child care type, by interaction of family change and child’s age More
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Demography (2014) 51 (2): 459–483.
Published: 16 November 2013
...Fig. 1 Predicted probabilities for change in child care type, by interaction of family change and child’s age ...
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Demography (2007) 44 (2): 345–372.
Published: 01 May 2007
...Ronald R. Rindfuss; David Guilkey; S. Philip Morgan; Øystein Kravdal; Karen Benjamin Guzzo Abstract Both sociological and economic theories posit that widely available, high-quality, and affordable child care should have pronatalist effects. Yet to date, the empirical evidence has not consistently...
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Demography (2002) 39 (1): 75–93.
Published: 01 February 2002
...Saifuddin Ahmed; W. Henry Mosley Abstract This study examined the relationship between the use of maternal-child health (MCH) care and the use of contraceptives. The high correlation between the two may be due to the independent effect of one on the other or to an association of both with the same...
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Published: 11 August 2012
Fig. 1 Predicted mean minutes mothers spend in total care by child age and maternal education More
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Published: 11 August 2012
Fig. 2 Predicted mean minutes mothers spend in basic care by child age and maternal education More