Cost functions, efficiency, and quality in day care centers

by H. Naci Mocan

Publisher: CRESP, Center for Research on Economic and Social Policy, University of Colorado at Denver in Denver, Colo. (Campus Box 159, PO Box 173364, Denver 80217-3364)

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  • Day care centers -- United States -- Evaluation.,
  • Child care services -- United States -- Evaluation.,
  • Child care workers -- Rating of -- United States.

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Statementby H. Naci Mocan.
SeriesCRESP working paper series ;, no. 9702, Working paper series (University of Colorado at Denver. Center for Research on Economic and Social Policy) ;, no. 9702.
ContributionsUniversity of Colorado at Denver. Center for Research on Economic and Social Policy.
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LC ClassificationsHQ778.63 .M63 1997
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Pagination43 leaves ;
Number of Pages43
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Open LibraryOL67887M
LC Control Number99166559
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Cost Functions, Efficiency, and Quality in Day Care Centers H. Naci Mocan ABSTRACT Using a new data set, this paper finds that there is no quality difference between nonprofit andfor-profit day care centers, and with the excep-tion of one segment of the nonprofit sector, there is no efficiency.

Downloadable (with restrictions). Using a new data set, this paper finds that there is no quality difference between nonprofit and for-profit day care centers, and with the exception of one segment of the nonprofit sector, there is no efficiency difference.

The cost of increasing the quality from mediocre to good is between 12 and 16 cents per child-hour. Cost Functions, Efficiency, and Quality in Day Care Centers H. Naci Mocan ABSTRACT Using a new data set, and quality in day care centers book paper finds that there is no quality difference between nonprofit and for-profit day care centers, and with the excep-tion of one segment of the nonprofit sector, there is no efficiency.

Get this from a library. The child care industry: cost functions, efficiency, and quality. [H Naci Mocan; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Using a newly compiled data set, this paper provides insights into the characteristics of the child care industry.

First, there is no difference in average quality of the services produced between. Cost Functions, Efficiency, and Quality in Day Care Centers. Data collected in visits to 50 for-profit and 50 nonprofit day care centers showed no quality differences and little efficiency difference between the efficiency sectors.

Cost of increasing quality from mediocre to good was cents per child Cited by: CiteSeerX - Document Details (Isaac Councill, Lee Giles, Pradeep Teregowda): Using a new data set, this paper finds that there is no quality difference between nonprofit and for-profit day care and quality in day care centers book, and with the excep-tion of one segment of the nonprofit sector, there is no efficiency differ-ence.

The cost of increasing the quality from mediocre to good is be-tween 12 and 16 cents per. "Quality-Adjusted Cost Functions for Child-Care Centers," American Economic Review, American Economic Association, vol. 85(2), pagesMay. Naci Mocan, " Quality Adjusted Cost Functions for Child Care Centers," NBER Working PapersNational Bureau of.

Provision of Child Care: Cost Functions for Profit-Making and Not-for-Profit Day Care Centers Swati Mukerjee, Efficiency Dryden Witte, Sheila Hollowell.

NBER Working Paper No. Issued in April NBER Program(s):Labor Studies. This paper estimates cost functions for day care centers. The study was designed to examine the relationships among the costs of child care and the nature and effects of children's child care experiences.

Cost and quality data were collected through visits to 50 non-profit and 50 for-profit centers in each of four states: California, Colorado, Connecticut, and.

Cost-effectiveness analysis (CEA) is an important tool for assessing and pointing the way toward better health care efficiency. The number of published CEAs on health care interventions has. As a child grows, costs decrease with age. The National Association of Child Care Resource & Referral Agencies (NACCRRA) estimates that for babies and toddlers, the average cost of center-based daycare is $ weekly.

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For children at high risk (preexisting medical conditions) ages 6–35 months, vaccination with IIV was cost saving. A significant difference among programs was child to staff ratios.

CPC had 17 children and a certified teacher and aide ( to 1 ratio), which is most consistent with current practice.

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Healthcare organizations that find the right balance among patient experience, quality and cost in delivering value-based care will be best positioned to surface as the winners in the market. Using a newly compiled data set, this paper estimates multi- product translog cost functions for child care centers from California, Colorado, Connecticut, and North Carolina.

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The national estimate wages for child care workers in the US ranges from $8 to $15 per hour. Based on these figures, you would have to pay your staff $ to $ for 35 hours of work weekly.

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[H Naci Mocan; National Bureau of Economic Research.] -- Abstract: Using a newly compiled data set, this paper estimates multi- product translog cost functions for child care centers from California, Colorado, Connecticut, and North Carolina. Quality. To help illustrate the gap between current child care prices and the real cost to provide high-quality child care, the Center for American Progress developed a state cost model for center.

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Child care is a broad topic that covers a wide spectrum of professionals, institutions, contexts. A summary of findings from a study of the relationship between child care costs and quality and the concurrent effects of child care quality on children's cognitive and socioemotional outcomes, based on data from licensed community childcare sites in Los Angeles County in California, the Hartford corridor in Connecticut, the Frontal range in.

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