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Investing in infant and toddler child care to strengthen working families

Resource Type: Reports & Papers
Author(s): Malik, Rasheed;
Date Issued: October, 2019
Publisher(s): Center for American Progress
Description: This report analyzes the economic effects of access to child care for families with children under the age of 3. The author uses the U.S. Census Bureau's Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) to understand the challenges facing families with very young children and the opportunity to improve their lives by investing when children are young. This dataset contains information on what families report spending on child care, the types of care arrangements that they use, as well as the dynamics of income and debt for parents with very young children. (author abstract)
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Source: Washington, DC: Center for American Progress. Retrieved from
Note: This resource is based on data from the 2014 panel of the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP).
Topics: Parents & Families > Child Care & Early Education Expenses

Parents & Families > Parent/Family Characteristics

Child Care & Early Education Market > Access To Child Care & Early Education
Country: United States
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