Belsky, J., Burchinal, M., McCartney, K., Lowe Vandell, D., & Clarke-Stewart, K.A., Tresch Owen, M. (2007, March/April). “Are There Long-Term Effects of Early Child Care?” Child Development, Volume 78, Number 2..
Besharov, D. & Higney, C. (2006). Federal and State Child Care Expenditures (1997-2004): Rapid Growth Followed by Steady Spending. Maryland School of Public Policy: Welfare Reform Acedemy.
Besharov, D., Morrow, J., & Fengyan Shi, A. (2006). Child Care Data in the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP): Inaccuracies and Corrections. Maryland School of Public Policy: Welfare Reform Academy.
Casper, L., (1996). Who’s Minding Our Preschoolers? U.S. Census Bureau, Household Economic Studies, Current Population Reports (P70-53).
DeNavas-Walt, C., Proctor, B., & Lee, C., (2006). Income, Poverty, and Health Insurance Coverage in the United States: 2005. (U.S. Census Bureau, Current Population Reports P60-231).
Grace, C., Shores, E., Zaslow, M., Brown, B., Aufseeser, D., & Bell, L. (2006). Rural Disparities in Baseline Data of the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study: A Chart book. (Rural Early Childhood Report No. 3). Mississippi State, MS: National Center for Rural Early Childhood Learning Initiatives, Mississippi State University Early Childhood Institute.
Hagedorn, M., Montaquilla, J., Carver, P., & O’Donnell, K. (2006) National Household Education Surveys Program of 2005: Public-Use Data File User’s Manual, Volume II. U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
Hofferth, S., Brayfield, A., Deich, S., & Holcomb, P. National Child Care Survey, 1990. (1991) Washington, D.C.: Urban Institute Report 91-5.
Iruka, I. U., and Carver, P. R. (2006). Initial Results From the 2005 NHES Early Childhood Program Participation Survey (NCES 2006-075). U.S. Department of Education. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics.
Isserman, A. (2005). In the National Interest: Defining Rural and Urban Correctly in Research and Public Policy. Regional Science Review, 28.4: 465-499.
Kisker, E. E., Hofferth, S., Phillips, D., & Farquhar, E. (1991). A Profile of Child Care Settings: Early Education and Care in 1990 (Vol. 1). Princeton, NJ: Mathematica Policy Research, Inc (ED 343 702).
Ricketts, T., Johnson-Webb, K, & Taylor, P. (1998, June). Definitions of Rural: A Handbook for Health Policy Makers and Researchers. Federal Office of Rural Health Policy, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Shaefer, S., Kreader, J.L., & Collins, A. (2006, April). Parent Employment and the Use of Child Care Subsidies. Child Care and Early Education Research Connections.
Smith, K., (2006). Rural Families Choose Home-Based Child Care for their Preschool-Aged Children. (University of New Hampshire, Carsey Institute, Policy Brief No. 3).
Strong, D., Grosso, P., Burwick, A., Jethwani, & V., Ponza, M. (2005). Rural Research Needs and Data Sources for Selected Human Services Topics, Volume 1: Research Needs. Mathematica Policy Research (Ref. 6033-500).
Swenson, K., Child Care Subsidies in Urban and Rural Counties. (2007) Washington, D.C.: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation.
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation. Indicators of Welfare Dependence: Annual Report to Congress 2006.
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service (USDA), Rural Poverty at a Glance. (2004), Rural Development Research Report, no 100.
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service (USDA), Rural Employment at a Glance. (2006), Economic Information Bulletin, no 21.
U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service (USDA), Rural Labor and Education: Nonmetro Earnings and Low-Wage Workers (2007).
Vandell, D.L & Wolfe, B. (2000, May). Child Care Quality: Does it Matter and Does it Need to be Improved? University of Wisconsin-Madison, Institute for Research on Poverty.
Wang, Qiuyan, & Findeis, J.. “Employment Prospects of Unemployed Low-Income Persons in the Nonmetropolitan U.S.” Draft paper presented at the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Fall Research Conference, Washington, DC, November 6-8, 2003.
Weber, B., Jensen, L., Miller, K., Mosley, J., & Fisher, M. (2005, October). A Critical Review of Rural Poverty Literature: Is There Truly a Rural Effect? Institute for Research on Poverty, Discussion Paper no. 1309-05.
Zaslow, M., Halle, T., Guzman, L., Lavelle, B., Dombrowski, J., Berry, D., & Dent, A. (2006). Review and Synthesis of Selected Research Reports Submitted to the Child Care Bureau, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Child Trends.