Feb 03, 2015
Caroline Krafft,
Elizabeth E. Davis,
Nicole Forry

In this brief, we use administrative data from one state’s child care subsidy program to demonstrate how the overall patterns of subsidy continuity are influenced by the time unit used and by the definition of the end of a subsidy spell. The examples presented here demonstrate that the proportion of children with short spells varies depending on the spell definition.

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Caroline Krafft
Elizabeth E. Davis
Nicole Forry