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Doran Elizabeth L., Bartel Ann, Waldfogel Jane, December, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Although the gender wage gap in the United States has narrowed, women's career trajectories diverge from men's after the birth of children, suggesting a potential role for family-friendly policies. We provide new evidence on employer provision of…
Zhao Jianzhi, Lu Jiahuan, March, 2019
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed

The comparison between nonprofit and for-profit organizations has been a lingering question for scholars and practitioners. This research explores employee wage differentials across sectors using a national sample of child care workforce. After…

Hipp Lena, Morrissey Taryn, Warner Mildred, June, 2017
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Support from employers to help parents balance work and family responsibilities has become an increasingly important issue, particularly in the United States, where public support for families is scarce. Little is known about the effectiveness of…
Matthew Rebecca A., Bransburg Vanessa, February, 2017
Other
Peer Reviewed
How and in what ways might we respond to the mounting "care deficit," such that the dignity and well-being of both recipient and care provider are prioritized? This article takes up such a question by making use of feminist theories of care to…
King Elizabeth K., Pierro Rebekah C., Li Jiayao, Porterfield Mary Lee, Rucker Lia, November, 2016
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
This study examined differences in classroom quality, assessed by the Infant/Toddler Environment Rating Scale-Revised (ITERS-R), in 287 infant and 479 toddler classrooms. Classroom quality was compared across classroom age group (infant compared to…
Charney Rachel L., Rebmann Terri, Flood Robert G., December, 2015
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Objectives: The objectives were to determine the impact of emergency childcare (EC) needs on health care workers' ability and likelihood to work during a pandemic versus an earthquake as well as to determine the anticipated need and expected use of…
Penn Helen, December, 2014
Other
Peer Reviewed
This article is based on work undertaken for the European Commission (EC) as part of a wider project on what is termed 'social services of general interest'. The EC is currently engaged in considering what kind of legislative and quality assurance…
Owens Mark F., Rennhoff Adam D., November, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
We study the market for child care services, with a special focus on examining competition between for- and nonprofits. We estimate a two-stage oligopoly model of product differentiation. The first stage estimates a model of endogenous market…
Gullekson Nicole L., Griffeth Rodger W., Vancouver Jeffrey B., Kovner Christine Tassone, Cohen Debra, November, 2014
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
Purpose -- Human resource management (HRM) practices are implemented to improve outcomes, such as reducing turnover, absenteeism, and improving performance. Using social exchange theory (SET), the purpose of this paper is to examine one HRM practice…
Ratnasingam Prema, Spitzmueller Christiane, King William Ryan, Rubino Cristina, Luksyte Aleksandra, Matthews Russell A., Fisher Gwenith G., October, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the moderating roles of both perceptions of organizational family support and satisfaction with child care providers on the relationship between type of child care use--on-site or external--and both work engagement and job satisfaction,…
Cantin Gilles, Plante Isabelle, Coutu Sylvain, Brunson Liesette, October, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A comparison of parent and caregiver perceptions of their mutual relationships, and a study of the possible moderating roles of center type, child age, caregiver experience, parent experience, and caregiver teamwork, based on a sample of 166 parent-…
Amirkhanyan Anna A., Kim Hyun Joon, Lambright Kristina T., May, 2012
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of the relationship between the development of collaborative relationships between contractors and government agencies and contract characteristics, contractor traits, and environmental factors, based on data from the Partnership Impact…
Morrissey Taryn, Warner Mildred, Q3 2011
Reports & Papers
Peer Reviewed
A study of relationships among reported employee experiences with an employer-sponsored child care voucher program, satisfaction with child care, and perceived of benefits to work-life balance, based on data from 776 employees with children at…
Moore Alison, June 30-July 6 2010
Other
Peer Reviewed
An overview of Improving Working Lives, a workplace nurseries initiative to provide service to hospital employees in Great Britain, and a discussion of funding challenges
Duhn Iris, March 2010
Other
Peer Reviewed
A discussion of professionalism in both Kidicorp, a private corporatation subsidized to provide child care services, and a small, private center, to highlight the coexistence of different articulations and enactments of neo-liberal professionalism…