Preschool services for children: Cross-national analysis of factors affecting use
This article is based on research on preschool childcare services and analyses the issues of its provision in Russia in comparison to Western and Eastern European countries. A micro-level cross-sectional data analysis of the first waves of the Generations and Gender Survey (GGS) is performed. The results show that variations in using childcare services can be partly explained by the age and number of children in the family, mother’s education and characteristics of her employment.
Childcare services, comparative research, Eastern Europe, GGS Russia, social policy, Western Europe