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Studies

Baker et al. (2008): study CA Quebec 1994

Publication

Author(s):
Baker, M.; Gruber, D.; Milligan, K.S.
Title:
Universal Childcare, Maternal Labor Supply and Family Well-Being.
Source:
NBER Working Paper Series, 2008, No. 11832, Cambridge, USA

Investigation

Public:
0-11 year old children of two-parent families, followed 9 years 1994-2003 before and after change in child care policy, Quebec, Canada.
Survey name:
CA-NLSCY pooled waves
Sample:
Probability multi-stage cluster sample
Respondents:
N = 14555
Non Response:
Assessment:
Interview: computer assisted (CAPI)

Happiness Measure(s) and Distributional Findings

Full text:
Parents report in response to single question about their childs mood

The statements below describe some of the feelings and behaviours of children and youth; For each statement select the response that best describes your child now or within the past six month.

Unhappy, sad or depressed
1 never or not true
2 sometimes or somewhat true
3 often or very true

Item in the Ontario Child Health Study Emotianal behavioral scales; Parent version
Classification:
A-AOL-c-rdf-v-3-a
Author's label:
Child happiness
Remarks:
Assessed at
T1
T2
T3
T4
T5
Page in publication:
49

Correlational Findings

Author's label Subject Description Finding Child happiness (following change child care policy) Effect of child care support