Chapter 4: References

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  7. Prentice, S., & McCracken, M. (2004). Time for action: An economic and social analysis of childcare in Winnipeg. Winnipeg, MB: Child Care Coalition of Manitoba.

  8. Ibid.

  9. Prentice, S. (2007a). Franco-Manitoban childcare: Childcare as economic, social, and language development in St.Pierre-Jolys. Winnipeg, MB: Child Care Coalition of Manitoba; Prentice, S. (2007b). Northern childcare: Childcare as economic and social development in Thomson. Winnipeg, MB: Child Care Coalition of Manitoba; Prentice, S. (2007c). Rural childcare: Childcare as economic and social development in Parkland. Winnipeg, MB: Child Care Coalition of Manitoba.

  10. Fortin, P., Godbout, L., & St-Cerny, S. (2011). Economic consequences of Quebec’s educational childcare policy. [PowerPoint slides]. Retrieved from

  11. Ibid.

  12. Institut de la Statistique du Québec. (2011). Enquête sur l’utilisation, les besoins et les préférences des familles en matière de services de garde, 2009. Québec, QC: Gouvernement du Québec.

  13. Ibid.

  14. Baker, M., Gruber, J., & Milligan, K. (2008). Universal child care, maternal labor supply, and family well-being. Journal of Political Economy, 116(4), 709–745.

  15. Lefebvre, P., Merrigan, P., & Roy-Desrosiers, F. (2011). Québec’s childcare universal low fees policy 10 years after: Effects, costs and benefits. Cahier de recherche/ Working paper 11-01. Montreal, QC: Centre Interuniversitaire sur le Risque, les Politiques Economiques et l’Emploi.

  16. Lefebvre, P., Merrigan, P., & Verstraete, M. (2009). Dynamic labour supply effects of childcare subsidies: Evidence from a Canadian natural experiment on universal child care. Labour Economics, 16(5), 490–502.

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