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Can child care assistance in welfare and employment programs support the employment of low-income families?
Gennetian, Lisa A., 2004
Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 23(4), 723-743

An investigation of different welfare and employment programs with child care assistance policies and their effects on employment rates and child care decisions of low income families

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Does child care assistance matter?: The effects of welfare and employment programs on child care for preschool- and young school-aged children
Crosby, Danielle A., 2001
(The Next Generation Working Paper Series No. 3). New York: MDRC.

An examination of the effects of welfare and employment policies on child care outcomes for single parents, and their preschool- to young school-aged children, using data from experimental programs implemented between the late 1980s and the mid-1990s

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Does child care assistance matter?: The effects of welfare and employment programs on child care for very young children
Gennetian, Lisa A., 2001
(The Next Generation Working Paper Series No. 2). New York: MDRC.

An analysis of the effects of child care assistance on infant toddler child care use by low-income single-parent families, using data from five experimental evaluation studies of welfare and employment programs

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Family and individual predictors of child care use by low-income families in different policy contexts
Huston, Aletha C., 2002
(The Next Generation Working Paper Series No. 9). New York: MDRC.

A study of the impact of family and child characteristics on low income parents' use of child care, child care quality and receipt of child care subsidies.

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Family and individual predictors of child care use by low-income families in different policy contexts
Huston, Aletha C.,
(Summary of Key Findings for Working Paper No. 9) New York: MDRC.

A summary of findings from an exploration of factors influencing the use of child care by low-income families

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How child care assistance in welfare and employment programs can support the employment of low-income families
Gennetian, Lisa A., 2002
(Next Generation Working Paper Series No. 11). New York: MDRC.

An analysis of the effects of changes in child care policies on the child care choices of families participating in pilot welfare and employment programs from the late 1980s to the early 1990s

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Making child care choices: How welfare and work policies influence parents' decisions
Gennetian, Lisa A., 2002
(Next Generation Policy Brief). New York: MDRC.

A policy brief reviewing nine random assignment evaluations of the child care decisions made by approximately 20,000 low income parents

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New hope for children and families: Five-year results of a program to reduce poverty and reform welfare: Executive summary
Huston, Aletha C., 2003
New York: MDRC.

A summary of research findings evaluating a program designed to assist low income people secure employment and reduce poverty

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New hope for families and children: Five-year results of a program to reduce poverty and reform welfare
Huston, Aletha C., 2003
New York: MDRC.

An evaluation of a program designed to help low income families find and maintain employment, reduce poverty and improve overall family well-being

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New Hope for people with low incomes: Two-year results of a program to reduce poverty and reform welfare: Executive summary
Bos, Johannes M., 1999
New York: MDRC.

An evaluation of Milwaukee’s New Hope project, which seeks to improve the lives and reduce the poverty of low-income workers and their families, comparing the employment, earnings, impact on parent-child relations, use of child care, and child outcomes of a group of New Hope participants with a control group excluded from such assistance

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A review of child care policies in experimental welfare and employment programs
Gennetian, Lisa A., 2001
(Next Generation Working Papers Series No. 1). New York: MDRC.

An exploration of child care policy components of experimental welfare and employment studies, based on a data from 9 studies of 21 programs

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A tale of two methods: Comparing regression and instrumental variables estimates of the effects of preschool child care type on the subsequent externalizing behavior of children in low-income families
Crosby, Danielle A., September 2010
Developmental Psychology, 46(5), 1030-1048

A comparison of ordinary least squares regression and instrumental variable analysis, two analytic methods for the estimation of relationships between child care type and externalizing problems, in order to illustrate the strengths and weaknesses of each, and an analysis of the relationship between child developmental and different care settings for children in low-income, single-mother families

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