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Childcare (In)stability and Household (In)stability Among Low-Income Families

Doran, Elizabeth Lee

This dissertation includes three papers examining role of childcare stability in the lives of families, focusing on low-income households. Paper one considers the relationship between household instability and childcare instability for parents with young children in New York City. Paper two examines the relationship between universal pre-kindergarten in New York City and education and employment outcomes for parents. Finally, paper three explores the effect of federal childcare subsidies on education and employment outcomes for parents.

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Academic Units
Social Work
Thesis Advisors
Waldfogel, Jane
Degree
Ph.D., Columbia University
Published Here
June 8, 2020