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Child Care Subsidy Receipt, Employment, and Child Care Choices of Single Mothers

Erdal Tekin

NBER Working Paper No. 10459
Issued in May 2004
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This paper examines the impact of actual subsidy receipt of single mothers on their joint employment and child care mode decisions in the post-welfare reform environment, which places a high priority on parental choice with the quality and type of care chosen. Results indicate that single mothers are highly responsive to child care subsidies by increasing their employment while moving from parental and relative care to center care in the process.

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Document Object Identifier (DOI): 10.3386/w10459

Published: Tekin, Erdal. "Child Care Subsidy Receipt, Employment, And Child Care Choices Of Single Mothers," Economics Letters, 2005, v89(1,Oct), 1-6. citation courtesy of

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