Quality-Adjusted Cost Functions for Child-Care Centers.

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H. Naci Mocan;
  • Journal: American Economic Review,volume 85,issue 2 May,pages409-13
  • Subject:
    • 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
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