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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…
CFAR, October, 2014
Other
CFAR, a management consulting firm with experience helping foundations increase their impact, was asked to provide a review of the abbreviated program including some insights on how to extend the impact. This report reviews the abbreviated SFM…
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-…
Grindal Todd, June, 2012
Other
An examination of the role of for-profit providers in the early care and education system in the United States
Grindal Todd, June, 2012
Executive Summary
A summary of an examination of the role of for-profit providers in the early care and education system in the United States
Dragomir Gerald, 22 May, 2012
Other
An examination of the commercial viability of for-profit child care chains in Canada, based on a critical analysis of the operating model of a publicly-traded Canadian child care company
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…
Canadian Union of Public Employees, March, 2012
Other
This report discusses the recent history of corporate for-profit child care providers in Canada, along with implications for parents, educators, and policy makers.
Canadian Union of Public Employees, February, 2012
Other
A discussion of the recent history of corporate for-profit child care providers in Ontario, Canada
University of Toronto. Childcare Resource and Research Unit, November, 2011
Fact Sheets & Briefs
An overview of research in Canada on the relationship of child care center quality to for-profit or non-profit status
University of Toronto. Childcare Resource and Research Unit, November, 2011
Bibliographies
A compilation of research and policy studies related to differences between for-profit and nonprofit child care
University of Toronto. Childcare Resource and Research Unit, November, 2010
Bibliographies
A compilation of research and policy studies related to differences between for-profit and nonprofit child care
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…
Neugebauer Roger, January/February 2010
Other
Peer Reviewed
A description of North America?s 50 largest for profit child care chains' self reported challenges to their operations, a description of for profit child care organizations and the largest franchising organizations, and a comparison of growth in the…