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Press and Think-Tank Coverage

"Child Care Subsidies, Vital for Many Workers, are Dwindling"
Sophie Quinton |
Stateline (Pew) | December 9, 2016 | Link

"A Second Look at Childcare Expenses"
Kevin Drum |
Mother Jones | December 6, 2016 | Link

"The Child-Care Bidding War"
Editorial Board |
Wall Street Journal | September 14, 2016 | Link

"How to Make Child Care Affordable"
Editorial Board |
Bloomberg View | August 19, 2016 | Link

"Why is Childcare Getting Even More Expensive?"
Rebecca Greenfield |
Bloomberg | July 18, 2016 | Link

"Why Does America Invest So Little in Its Children?"
Lillian Mongeau |
The Atlantic | July 12, 2016 | Link

"Teen Pregnancy Rates are Falling and Experts Don't Know Why"
Patrick Cain |
Global News | May 28, 2016 | Link

"There is a New Plan to Help Lower-Income Parents Afford Quality Child Care"
Daniel Marans |
Huffington Post | February 4, 2016 | Link

"Who Took Care of Rosie the Riveter's Kids?"
Rhaina Cohen |
The Atlantic | November 18, 2015 | Link

"Quality Child Care is Rare and Expensive, But a New Proposal Could Help Change That"
Jonathan Cohn
| Huffington Post | September 15, 2015 | Link

"Surging Child Care Costs are Hurting More and More Americans"
Michelle Jamrisko |
Bloomberg Business | August 12, 2015 | Link

"The Cost of Child Care Might Not Be Skyrocketing"
Andrew Flowers |
FiveThirtyEight | July 23, 2015 | Link

"Is Broadband Responsible for Falling Teenage Pregnancy Rates?"
Alex Horn |
The Guardian | June 23, 2015 | Link

"How Much are You Paying for Child Care?
Christina Samuels |
Education Week | May 28, 2015 | Link

"U.S. Once Had Universal Child Care, but Rebuilding It Won't be Easy"
Jennifer Ludden | NPR | January 25, 2015 | Link

"This is the Childcare Program Obama was Talking About"
Lily Rothman |
Time | January 21, 2015 | Link

"Here's What Happened the One Time When the US Had Universal Childcare"
Bryce Covert |
ThinkProgress | September 30, 2014 | Link

"That One Time America Almost Got Universal Child Care"
Emily Badger |
Wonkblog | June 23, 2014 | Link

"Does Having Kids Make Parents Happy After All?"
Tanya Basu |
The Atlantic | May 8, 2014 | Link

"The History of the United States' Nearly-Universal Child Care Program"
Conor Williams | New America EdCentral | January 24, 2015 | Link

"1940s-Era Universal Child Care Program had Postiive Effects on Children"
Christina Samuels |
Education Week | January 15, 2014 | Link

"The Coolest Child Care Program You've Never Heard Of"
Freakonomics | January 6, 2014 | Link

"Work and Happiness"
SSA Magazine | Winter 2013 | Link

Do Kids Make Us Happy? Yes (We Think)"
Tralee Pearce |
Globe and Mail | November 15, 2012 | Link

"Note to Parents: Believe It or Not, You're Happy"
Deborah Solomon |
BloombergView | May 18, 2012 | Link

"Having Children Makes You (Relatively) Happier"
KJ Dell'Antonia |
New York Times | May 17, 2012 | Link

"Why So Many Studies About Parents and Happiness are Wrong"
Lisa Belkin |
Huffington Post | May 7, 2012 | Link

"Parents Today are Happier Than Non-Parents, Sudies Suggest"
Sharon Jayson |
USA Today | May 5, 2012 | Link

"More Money, Fewer Abortions"
Kevin Lewis |
Boston Globe | October 23, 2011 | Link

"Men Are Unhappy: Good News for Women?"
Barbara and Shannon Kelley |
Huffington Post | July 21, 2011 | Link

"New Research Suggests Everybody's Less Satisfied"
Tom Jacobs |
Pacific Standard | July 15, 2011 | Link

"Does Child Care Make Kids Fat?"
Frances Wooley |
Globe and Mail | July 8, 2011 | Link

Policy Documents and Proposals

"An Experiment in Universal Child Care In the United States"
Betsey Stevenson | White House Blog | January 22, 2015 | Link

"The Economics of Early Childhood Investments"
President's Council of Economic Advisers | December 10, 2014 | Link

"Expanding Opportunity in America"
House Budget Committee | July 24, 2014 | Link

"The War on Poverty: 50 Years Later"
House Budget Committee | March 3, 2014 | Link

Non-Technical Policy and Op-Ed Pieces

"Obama's Early Education Proposals Leave Federal Efforts Fragmented and Incoherent"
Brookings Institution | May 8, 2013 | Link

"The Good and Bad of Welfare Policy and Women's Work"
East Valley Tribune | May 25, 2012 | Link












Chris M. Herbst | Assistant Professor | School of Public Affairs | Arizona State University | chris.herbst@asu.edu | 602.446.0458