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The changing demographics of family day care in the United States
Hofferth, Sandra L.; Kisker, Ellen Eliason; , 1992

An analysis of family day care in the United States examining three issues: first, the number of licensed and unlicensed family day care programs in America and their enrollment; second, the similarities and dissimilarities of characteristics between family day care programs and center-based programs; and third, the differences between regulated and unregulated family day care programs

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An analysis of the effects of parental work schedules on child care choices
Hunts, Holly Jo , 1995

Reports & Papers

Out of school time: Risk and opportunity
Hofferth, Sandra L.; , 1996

A study of the need for and utilization of services and programs for school-age children by working-poor and working-class families compared with middle-income families, including discussion of the constraints working-poor and working-class households encounter pertaining to availability and access to affordable, high quality services

Other

Family day care in the United States, 1990
Hofferth, Sandra L.; Kisker, Ellen Eliason; , 1991

Reports & Papers

State regulations and child care choice
Hofferth, Sandra L.; Chaplin, Duncan; , 1998

An investigation of the effects of regulation on parental choice of child care and the indirect effects of regulation through the price, quality, and availability of care from the National Child Care Survey of 1990

Reports & Papers

Household child care workers
Hofferth, Sandra L. , 1993

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Child care demand and supply
Hofferth, Sandra L. , 1989

Other

Effects of public and private policies on working after childbirth
Hofferth, Sandra L.; , 1996

A study of the influence of state and employer policies on the employment behavior of mothers

Reports & Papers

Child care policy research
Hofferth, Sandra L.; Phillips, Deborah A. , 1991

A discussion of policy issues in child care in the United States focusing on the effects of federal intervention, the role of the government, the trade-off between cost and quality and the effects of child care on children

Other

What is the demand for and supply of child care in the United States?
Hofferth, Sandra L.; , 1989

A discussion of the demand and supply aspects of child care in the United States, with a focus on the types of child care arrangements parents choose as dictated by expense and satisfaction with arrangements

Reports & Papers

Child care in the 1990s
Hofferth, Sandra L. , 1993

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Child care: Child care subsidies increase likelihood that low-income mothers will work
United States. General Accounting Office. Health, Education, and Human Services Division; , 1994

A report on the effects of subsidized child care on mothers' workforce participation

Reports & Papers

Child care and employment turnover
Hofferth, Sandra L.; Collins, Nancy; , 2000

An analysis of the relationship between maternal employment and child care cost, quality, and availability, focusing on the employment choices of mothers with young children

Reports & Papers

The 101st Congress: An emerging agenda for children in poverty
Hofferth, Sandra L.; , 1993

A review of the legislative issues surrounding Project Head Start's reauthorization, the expansion of Medicare, the Family and Medical Leave Act, and the Child Care and Development Block Grant by the 101st United States Congress

Other

Who enrolls in Head Start?: A demographic analysis of Head Start-eligible children
Hofferth, Sandra L.; , 1994

A study of the demographics and characteristics of children eligible for Head Start who were and were not served by the program, with an analysis of the implications for Head Start's expansion

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Balancing the family budget: Differences in childcare expenditures by race/ethnicity, economic status, and family structure
Brayfield, April , 1995

A study on factors affecting child care expenditures within families with children under five using data from the 1990 National Child Care Survey

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The determinants of fathers' time spent in child care
Haynes, Deborah C. , 1996

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Caring for children at the poverty line
Hofferth, Sandra L.; , 1995

An analysis of the child care needs of low and working class families based on data from the National Child Care Survey of 1990

Reports & Papers

National Child Care Survey 1990: Parent Study
Hofferth, Sandra L.; Brayfield, April; Holcomb, Pamela A.; Glantz, Frederic B.; Deich, Sharon G.; , 1991

A survey of households with at least one child under the age of 13 covering such topics as child care arrangements, how these arrangements were chosen, and how they were paid for.

Data Sets

The demand for and supply of child care in the 1990s
Hofferth, Sandra L.; , 1992

An analysis of federal child care policy in the United States

Other

Characteristics of children's early care and education programs: Data from the 1995 National Household Education Survey
Hofferth, Sandra L.; Shauman, Kimberlee A.; Henke, Robin R.; West, Jerry; , 1998

A comprehensive study of the early nonparental child care and education that children receive before entering school, with particular attention to: the type and amount of child care that children received; child care quality; the way in which child and family characteristics influenced child care selection; the way in which information about child care arrangements, particularly child care costs, indicated child care quality; and the way in which child care experiences influenced school failure.

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A profile of child care settings: Early education and care in 1990
United States. Department of Education. Office of the Under Secretary; , 1991

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Highlights of Mississippi child care survey
University of Washington. Human Services Policy Center; , 2004

A survey of the current utilization patterns of early care and education among 876 parents of children under six years of age in Mississippi

Executive Summary

Child care: Quality versus availability: Do we have to trade one for the other?
Hofferth, Sandra L.; Chaplin, Duncan; , 1994

Reports & Papers

Guide to datasets for research and policymaking in child care and early education
Romero, Mariajose; Douglas-Hall, Ayana; , January 2009

An annotated bibliography of existing large-scale datasets that provide useful information to policymakers, researchers, and others in the field of child care and early education in the United States

Other

Child care in the U.S.
Hofferth, Sandra L.; , 1987

Other

Comprehensive services in child care settings: Prevalence and correlates
Hofferth, Sandra L.; Kisker, Ellen Eliason , 1994

A study of various child care providers and organizations focusing on the characteristics of the comprehensive services they provide to children: general health and safety procedures; the prevalence of supplemental services and the manner they are targeted to low-income children; and the sponsorship of programs that provide supplemental services

Reports & Papers

Caring for children in low-income families: A substudy of the National Child Care Survey 1990
Brayfield, April; Deich, Sharon G.; Hofferth, Sandra L.; , 1994

Reports & Papers

The price elasticity of child care demand: A sensitivity analysis: Working paper
Chaplin, Duncan; Fronstin, Paul; Robins, Philip K.; Hofferth, Sandra L.; Wissoker, Douglas , 1999

Reports & Papers

What is the demand for and supply of child care in the U.S.?
Hofferth, Sandra L.; , 1989

Other

Juggling jobs and kids: The impact of employment schedules on fathers' caring for children
Brayfield, April; , 1995

A study of the way in which the temporal structure of employment schedules influences paternal responsibility for child care

Reports & Papers

The quality and comparability of child care data in U.S. surveys
Raley, R. Kelly; Harris, Kathleen; Rindfuss, Ronald; , 2000

An assessment of the comparability and quality of child care data from different United States national surveys by examining differences in survey design and techniques

Other

Choice characteristics and parents' child care decisions
Hofferth, Sandra L.; Chaplin, Duncan; Wissoker, Douglas; Robins, Philip K.; , 1996

A review of data from the 1990 National Child Care Survey examining the relationship between parents' personal characteristics and child care arrangement choices

Reports & Papers

Caring for young children while parents work: Public policies and private strategies
Hofferth, Sandra L.; Chaplin, Duncan; , 1994

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Economic effects of quality regulations in the day-care industry
Chipty, Tasneem; , 1995

A study of the influence of state-imposed quality regulations on prices, quantity and quality of child care using data from the 1990 National Child Care Survey

Reports & Papers

Recent U.S. child care and family legislation in comparative perspective
Hofferth, Sandra L.; Deich, Sharon G.; , 1994

A comparison of recent U.S. child care and family policies to four European nations (France, Hungary, Germany, and Sweden)

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Child care in the United States, 1970 to 1995
Hofferth, Sandra L.; Phillips, Deborah A.; , 1987

An exploration of the trends surrounding mothers’ child care arrangements over the period of 1970 to 1995 and their implications for the supply and demand of child care in the United States

Reports & Papers

Parental choice of self-care for school age children
Cain, Virginia S.; Hofferth, Sandra L.; , 1989

A study of school-age children over a four-week period who had been in self-care or in the care of a sibling or other person under the age of 14 either before school, after school, or at night; includes findings of what parent and family characteristics might increase or decrease the frequency of these arrangements

Reports & Papers

Price, quality, and income in child care choice
Hofferth, Sandra L.; Wissoker, Douglas; , 1992

A study of how the type of child care that parents choose to use is affected by reductions in the price of child care, improvements in the quality of child care and increases in family income.

Reports & Papers

The demand and supply of child care in 1990: Joint findings from the National Child Care Survey 1990 and a Profile of Child Care Settings
Willer, Barbara A.; Hofferth, Sandra L.; Kisker, Ellen Eliason; , 1991

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Research Connections is supported by grant #90YE0104 from the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The contents are solely the responsibility of the National Center for Children in Poverty and the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research and do not necessarily represent the official views of the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation, the Administration for Children and Families, or the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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