Child Care Subsidies Critical for Low-Income Families Amid Rising Child Care Expenses
Examines changes in child care expenditures from 2005 to 2011 with comparisons between nonmetropolitan and metropolitan residents. Addresses differences in monthly income spent on child care for different income groups and for mothers in poverty and discusses the policy implications.
Kristin Smith, Nicholas Adams
Carsey School of Public Policy
Child care · Income support and assistance · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data