The Economic Rationale for Investing in Children: A Focus on Child Care. Appendix D: What Can We Learn about Child Care Policy from Public Investments in Children's Health?


Prepared by:
Janet Currie
Professor of Economics
University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Research Associate, National Bureau of Economic Research, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Janet Currie's e-mail address is <>. She would like to thank Genevieve Kenney and other participants at ASPE's May 2001 conference on child care quality for helpful comments.