If you build it, they will come: parental use of on-site child care centers

If you build it, they will come: parental use of on-site child care centers Employer-sponsored on-site child care, although a smallpercentage of the U.S. child care market, is of substantial interest to families, firms andgovernments searching for relief from work/family conflicts. This paper analyzes employee surveydata from three firms in the same industry and local labor market, two of which offer on-sitechild care while one does not. These data allow for detailed descriptive and multivariate analysisof the child care strategies of working parents, including primary, secondary and Saturdaycare, and how such strategies are affected by the availability of employer-sponsored on-site care. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Population Research and Policy Review Springer Journals

If you build it, they will come: parental use of on-site child care centers

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Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers
Copyright
Copyright © 2002 by Kluwer Academic Publishers
Subject
Social Sciences; Demography; Sociology, general; Population Economics
ISSN
0167-5923
eISSN
1573-7829
D.O.I.
10.1023/A:1019549012617
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Abstract

Employer-sponsored on-site child care, although a smallpercentage of the U.S. child care market, is of substantial interest to families, firms andgovernments searching for relief from work/family conflicts. This paper analyzes employee surveydata from three firms in the same industry and local labor market, two of which offer on-sitechild care while one does not. These data allow for detailed descriptive and multivariate analysisof the child care strategies of working parents, including primary, secondary and Saturdaycare, and how such strategies are affected by the availability of employer-sponsored on-site care.

Journal

Population Research and Policy ReviewSpringer Journals

Published: Oct 10, 2004

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