Several new stories in the media and an academic paper provide rationale for examining child care costs for our (1) Oregon Poverty Measure and (2) Paid parental leave projects.

  • Story from Claire Cain Miller on Martha Bailey et al new study showing negative impact of parental leave. Mentions the importance of child care supply and cost.
  • Story from the Salem Reporter on Preschool Promise and other local initiatives.

  • Paper in Annals on child care and child care policy

Hotz, V. J., & Wiswall, M. (2019). Child Care and Child Care Policy: Existing Policies, Their Effects, and Reforms. The ANNALS of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 686(1), 310–338.