Reports & Publications


Henly, J.R., Sandstrom, H., Claessens, A., Pilarz, A.R., Gelatt, J. Kim, J., & Healy, O. (Aug., 2015). Determinants of Subsidy Stability and Child Care Continuity. Final Report of the Illinois-New York Child Care Research Partnership.


Pilarz, A.R., Claessens, A., & Henly, J.R. (Sep., 2012). (In)stability of Child Care Subsidies and Child Care Provider Use: A Preliminary Analysis of Illinois Administrative Records. Memo.

Sandstrom, H., Grazi, J., & Henly, J.R. (June, 2015). Clients’ Recommendations for Improving the Child Care Subsidy Program. Illinois and New York Child Care Research Partnership Research Brief. Urban Institute, Washington, D.C.

Articles and Books

Henly, Julia R., J. Kim, Heather Sandstrom, Alejandra Ros Pilarz, and Amy Claessens. In press. “What Explains Short Spells on Child Care Subsidies?” Social Service Review.

Henly, Julia R., Heather Sandstrom, and Alejandra Ros Pilarz. 2017. “Child care assistance as work-family support: Meeting the economic and caregiving needs of low-income working families in the US.” In M. las Heras, N. Chinchilla, & M. Grau, Eds., Work-Family Balance in Light of Globalization and Technology, 241-262. Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars Publishing.

Pilarz, A.R., Claessens, A., & Gelatt, J. (2016). Patterns of child care subsidy use and stability of subsidized care arrangements: Evidence from Illinois and New York. Children and Youth Services Review, 65 (231-243).