• New Jersey Childcare Access

Literature Review & Policy Menu: How Can the Government Improve New Jersey Families’ Access to Childcare?

January 19th, 2023|Comments Off on Literature Review & Policy Menu: How Can the Government Improve New Jersey Families’ Access to Childcare?

By Jocelyn Fischer and Debra Lancaster. Childcare is unaffordable for many families.  The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services deems affordable childcare costs as those that are no more than 7 percent of families’ incomes [...]

  • Childcare Supply-Demand in New Jersey

Data Brief Release: A Supply-Demand Model Informs Childcare Market Deficits in New Jersey: Estimates Point to Need for More Data

December 8th, 2022|Comments Off on Data Brief Release: A Supply-Demand Model Informs Childcare Market Deficits in New Jersey: Estimates Point to Need for More Data

By Sarah F. Small and Debra Lancaster. Failing childcare markets have been detrimental to the US economy in recent years.[1] We have examined the childcare crisis in New Jersey from both the supply side and the demand side [...]

  • Childcare shortages in New Jersey

Supporting Childcare Capacity: A Policy Menu for New Jersey

November 10th, 2022|Comments Off on Supporting Childcare Capacity: A Policy Menu for New Jersey

By Sarah F. Small, Jocelyn Fischer, Yana van der Meulen Rodgers, and Debra Lancaster. With New Jersey facing childcare shortages, policymakers are wondering how we can improve the supply of childcare services [...]

New Jersey’s Changing Population and Childcare Needs

August 24th, 2022|Comments Off on New Jersey’s Changing Population and Childcare Needs

by Sarah F. Small and Debra Lancaster Like many parents in the United States, New Jersey parents have faced some formidable obstacles finding accessible quality childcare. This is particularly true given changes in the childcare [...]

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Pandemic’s Impact on Women in NJ: Domestic Violence, Access to Healthcare and Housing

May 19th, 2022|Comments Off on Pandemic’s Impact on Women in NJ: Domestic Violence, Access to Healthcare and Housing

By Sarah Small and Debra Lancaster With so much economic precarity brought on by the pandemic, many women in New Jersey have been confronted with issues of homelessness and inaccessible healthcare. According to the US [...]