Kids at Work: The Value of Employer-sponsored On-site Child Care Centers

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Annotation This book examines the value of employer-sponsored on-site child care programs toemployees
 

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Contents

A Direct Method for Valuing Employee Benefits from ESCC Using a Contingent Valuation Approach
77
AN OVERVIEW
79
A DETAILED LOOK AT THE APPLICATION OF CVM TO ESCC5
81
RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN THE CONTINGENT VALUATION LITERATURE
83
Notes
86
Employee Valuation of EmployerSponsored OnSite Child Care
87
THE CONTINGENT VALUATION VOTES AND MULTIVARIATE RESULTS
88
DETERMINANTS OF WILLINGNESS TO PAY WTP FOR AN ONSITE CENTER
95

TRENDS IN THE PROVISION OF EMPLOYERSPONSORED CHILD CARE ESCC
18
Notes
20
Economic Framework for the Valuation of ESCC
21
REVIEW OF PREVIOUS RESEARCH ON THE BENEFITS OF ESCC
25
Notes
31
Description of Study Sites and Data Collection
33
DESCRIPTION OF ESCC CENTERS
35
DESCRIPTION OF DATA COLLECTION
38
Note
41
Analysis of the Use of EmployerSponsored OnSite Child Care
43
PRIMARY ARRANGEMENTS
45
SECONDARY ARRANGEMENTS
53
COMPARISON OF EMPLOYEE CHARACTERISTICS
54
DETERMINANTS OF ONSITE CENTER USE
62
DETERMINANTS OF ANY CENTER USE
68
DISCUSSION
71
Notes
73
WTP AS AN ESTIMATE OF THE POTENTIAL WAGE SAVINGS TO FIRMS
107
DISCUSSION
108
Notes
109
Discussion and Policy Implications
113
CURRENT GOVERNMENT POLICY REGARDING CHILD CARE
116
POLICY IMPLICATIONS OF THE VALUE OF ESCC TO EMPLOYEES
121
Notes
126
Contingent Valuation Questions for Action Industries and Bell Manufacturing
127
Contingent Valuation Questions for Central Products
131
Bell Manufacturing Survey Excluding CV Questions
137
Note
154
References
155
The Authors
167
Index
169
About the Institute
175
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