Affordability, demand and parental employment: How ECE policies make a difference
Date / Time: 21 February 2017
Presentation: Affordability, demand and parental employment: How do early childhood education policies make a difference?
Tuesday 21st February 2017, 3.30-4.30pm, MSB 1.03 Managament School Building, Gate 6b, Hillcrest Rd, Hamilton.
Dr. Gordon Cleveland is Associate Professor of Economics Emeritus in the Department of Management at the University of Toronto Scarborough and has recently been Honorary Senior Fellow at the Graduate School of Education, University of Melbourne. He is collaborating investigator with a research team of educators and psychologists at University of Quebec at Montreal and Laval University studying early education and child care services in Quebec.
With co-authors, he has studied many aspects of economic and policy issues relevant to early childhood education and care. He has published studies on the costs and benefits of universal good-quality child care services in Canada, the financing of child care systems in OECD countries, the effect of child care costs on mothers’ employment, the determinants of the wages of child care workers, the determinants of quality in early childhood care services, the structure of costs in early childhood centres, and the impact of non-profit status on the production of quality in child care.
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