publication . Article . Preprint . 2000

the effect of childcare and early education arrangements on developmental outcomes of young children

Pierre Lefebvre; Philip Merrigan;
Open Access
  • Published: 01 Jul 2000 Journal: Canadian Public Policy / Analyse de Politiques, volume 28, page 159 (issn: 0317-0861, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: JSTOR
Abstract
This study investigates the relationship between child care arrangements and developmental outcomes of young children using data from Cycle 1 of the Canadian National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth. Models of the determinants of Motor and Social Development (MSD) scores for children aged 0-47 months, and of the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test assessment scores (PPVT-R) for children aged 4-5 years are estimated controlling for a variety of non-parental childcare and early education characteristics. The results suggest that infant-toddler non-parental care arrangements have insignificant or negligible impacts on developmental outcomes (MSD). For prescho...
Subjects
free text keywords: Childcare, early education, developmental outcomes, public policy., Sociology and Political Science, Public Administration, Cognitive development, Social change, National Longitudinal Survey of Children and Youth, Economics, Social psychology, Public policy, Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test, Developmental psychology, Labour economics, Fixed effects model, jel:J1, jel:J2
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publication . Article . Preprint . 2000

the effect of childcare and early education arrangements on developmental outcomes of young children

Pierre Lefebvre; Philip Merrigan;