Employment and Child Care: What Can We Learn from Experimental Studies that Encourage Low-Income Parents to Work?

Resource Type: Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Principal Investigator(s): Michalopoulos, Charles;
Date Issued: 2000
Description: An analysis of data from 22,000 recipients in 26 cities and 11 states, using existing welfare data sets from seven of the experimental evaluations conducted by the Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation (MDRC). The project examines how employment and income affect child care choices, how child care affects employment and income, and how these factors vary for families reporting child care barriers.
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