November 18, 2021

Evans Ph.D. Student Ellie Terry Examines Impact of Free Pre-K

Working with co-authors Elias Ilin and Samantha ShampineEvans PhD student Ellie Terry recently published a research working paper at the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City entitled, “Does Access to Free Pre-Kindergarten Increase Maternal Labor Supply?” The paper examines the relationship between pre-K program provision and labor force participation of women with young children across all U.S. states. Findings suggest that access to free Pre-K programs increases overall maternal labor force participation by 2.3 percentage points.  Click here to read the paper. 

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