ERIC Number: EJ438817
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
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Price, Quality, and Income in Child Care Choice.
Hofferth, Sandra L.; Wissoker, Douglas A.
Journal of Human Resources, v27 n1 p70-111 Win 1992
Data from 971 mothers suggested that (1) price is critical in child care choice; (2) parents do not consistently select high quality care; and (3) mothers with higher wages and families with higher incomes prefer center care. Vouchers, reduced fees, or tax credits consistently increase use of day care centers. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: National Longitudinal Survey of Labor Market Experience for Youth