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Low Income and Impoverished Families Pay More Disproportionately for Child Care

Description
Examines the monthly share of income spent on child care among urban and rural families with a child younger than six and an employed mother. Also discusses the role of child care subsidies and how child care costs disproportionately impact families with fewer economic resources.
Author(s)
Kristin Smith, Kristi Gozjolko
Date
2010
Type
Document
Organization
Carsey School of Public Policy
Tagged as
Child care · Income support and assistance · Poverty · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data