Provision of Child Care: Cost Functions for Profit-Making and Not-for-Profit Day Care Centers

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Swati Mukerjee; Ann Dryden Witte; Sheila Hollowell;
(1990)

This paper estimates cost functions for day care centers in Massachusetts. The production technology assumed is the generalized homothetic Cobb-Douglas production function. The cost function dual to this production function is estimated separately for profit-making (P1O... View more
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