Discussion Papers

The effect of daycare and afterschool childcare on maternal employment

DP Number DP2021-006
Language 日本語のみ
Date September, 2021
Author Mao Nakayama
JEL Classification codes J13; J18; J21
Keywords Afterschool childcare; Childcare; Maternal employment
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・The use of licensed daycare centers significantly increases maternal employment rate.
・The use of licensed daycare centers increases the odds of using afterschool childcare, but the effects are only observed for nuclear families.
・The use of afterschool childcare encourages mothers to continue working.