Public Day Care and Female Labor Force Participation : Evidence from Chile

@inproceedings{Medrano2010PublicDC,
  title={Public Day Care and Female Labor Force Participation : Evidence from Chile},
  author={Patricia Medrano},
  year={2010}
}
Public day care centers in Chile have increased in 240% between 2005 and 2007. This paper uses this huge increase in public day care supply for infants of poor families to analyze its impact on Female Labor Force Participation. The magnitude of the expansion is used as a quasi-natural experiment, where different geographic areas and income groups were… CONTINUE READING