Analysis of Childcare Subsidies

Authors: Claire Keane , Tim Callan , Karina Doorley , John R Walsh , Mark Regan , Maxime Bercholz

Research Areas: Taxation, Welfare and Pensions


Budget 2017 announced the introduction of the Affordable Childcare Subsidy to provide financial support with the cost of childcare. Analysis of the proposed subsidy will include examining its likely cost, its implications for the financial incentive to work, and the possible labour supply responses to these incentives.

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