Can't buy mommy's love?

Universal childcare and children's long-term cognitive development

What happens to children's long-run cognitive development when introducing universal high-quality childcare for 3-year olds mainly crowds out maternal care? To answer this question we exploit a natural experiment framework and employ a difference-in-difference approach. We find sizable improvem...

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Volume: 7053
Main Author: Felfe, Christina
Nollenberger, Natalia
Rodríguez-Planas, Núria
Format: Book
Language: English
Place of publication: Bonn IZA 2012
Data of publication: 2012
Series: Discussion paper series / Forschungsinstitut zur Zukunft der Arbeit
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Online Access: available in Bonn?
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