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Explore our collection of gray research literature (e.g., publicly available reports and briefs published by government agencies, and for-profit and nonprofit organizations), peer-reviewed journal articles, survey instruments, webinars, and descriptions of projects funded by the Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation. Learn more about the scope of our collection.

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Alvarez Kristine, Epps Alex, Montoya Sonia, July, 2015
Reports & Papers
In 2013, NFF embarked on a multi-pronged study of 147 ECE providers to assess the financial challenges of operating high-quality ECE programs. In this report, NFF highlights the key financial, business, and systemic barriers to delivering high-…
Mocan H. Naci, Tekin Erdal, 2003
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of the existence and the extent of nonprofit and part-time wage and compensation differentials in child care, in a sample of 398 child care centers in four states
Mocan H. Naci, Tekin Erdal, December 2001
Reports & Papers
An inquiry into the variance in wages between child care workers in the for-profit and nonprofit sectors and between full-time and part-time workers, and an exploration of differences in attitudes of teachers in each sector, based on data from 398…
Morris John R., Helburn Suzanne W., 2000
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of the view that in a mixed child care industry providing services to poorly informed customers, for-profit producers provide lower quality care than non-profit producers by skimping on quality characteristics that buyers cannot…
Mocan H. Naci, 1997
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study contrasting the quality and efficiency of profit and nonprofit child care providers with differing amounts of child care experience
Mocan H. Naci, 1995
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
An investigation of efficiency and quality standards in full-time year-round for-profit and non-profit child care centers in four states (California, Colorado, Connecticut, and North Carolina)