Quality-Adjusted Cost Functions for Child-Care Centers.
H. Naci Mocan;
Journal: American Economic Review,volume 85,issue 2 May,pages409-13
jel: jel:J13 | jel:L30
mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations
Using a newly compiled data set, this paper estimates multi- product translog cost functions for 399 child care centers from California, Colorado, Connecticut, and North Carolina. Quality of child care is controlled by a quality index, which has been shown to be positiv... View more