In March 2018, the Indiana University Public Policy Institute (PPI) and Early Learning Indiana brought together representatives from across the state to convene the Economic Impact of Early Care and Education Research Project Advisory Board.
PPI conducted research to assess economic repercussions on the state and businesses resulting from child care related work disruptions (i.e. absenteeism and employee turnover). Estimates were calculated for the state, three urban counties, and three rural counties.
The following is a summary of the report, LOST OPPORTUNITIES: The Impact of Inadequate Child Care on Indiana’s Workforce & Economy:
This is the fourth in a series of fact sheets Early Learning Indiana will be releasing on issues related to funding early education in Indiana to help better arm advocates like you with the latest information and arguments. If you would like to print a copy of this fact sheet, please click here.