Maternal Labor Supply and the Introduction of Kindergartens into American Public Schools

Since the mid-1960s, many state governments have introduced subsidies for school districts that offer kindergarten. This paper uses the staggered timing and age targeting of these grants to examine how the childcare subsidy implicit in public schooling affects maternal labor supply. Using data from...

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Volume: 44
Main Author: Cascio, Elizabeth U
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: 01.01.2009
published in: The Journal of human resources Vol. 44; no. 1; pp. 140 - 170
Data of publication: 20090101
ISSN: 0022-166X
1548-8004
EISSN: 1548-8004
Discipline: Economics
Business
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: CrossRef
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