Daycare Leads to Increased Crime: Peer-Reviewed Research

Peer-reviewed research contradicts daycare proponents and governments' claims that daycare benefits children and society: Quebec daycare system has led to higher youth crime August 2019 - peer-reviewed empirical research - by Drs. Michael Baker (U of T), Jonathan Gruber (MIT),…

Quebec Daycare System Hurts 72% of Families Financially

January 2000. Institute for Research on Public Policy (IRPP). (research paper published by Quebec economists) Robert Baril, Pierre Lefebvre and Philip Merrigan -"Quebec Family Policy: Impact and Options" QUOTE FROM SUMMARY: "It would be anticipated that a policy change of…

Top Economist Daycare Researcher Advising Prime Minister May Counter Daycare Lobby Disinformation

UBC economics professor,  Dr Kevin Milligan is now a Special Advisor to the Prime Minister's Privy Council Office until the end of 2020 on the economic recovery from COVID.June 15, 2020 - blog post by UBC economist Kevin Milligan  -…

Quebec Daycare System Results: Negative Social Behaviour, Increased Youth Crime

Sept 2015 working academic research paper by economists Milligan, Baker, Gruber showing long term negative impact of Quebec daycare system: "Non-Cognitive Deficits and Young Adult Outcomes: The Long-Run Impacts of a Universal Child Care Program" September 23, 2015 Maclean's Magazine…

Universal Child Care Outcomes Questioned In New Study.

Sept 21, 2015: Universal Child Care Outcomes Questioned In New Study. This study is a follow up from a previous study by the same 3 economists that was published in a top peer-reviewed journal, Political Economy, and won the 2008…

Dec 2011, Montreal Gazette article – Corruption and unfairness in Quebec’s daycare system (broken link)

Dec 2011, Montreal Gazette article – Corruption and unfairness in Quebec’s daycare system (broken link). NOTE: the article’s claim that daycare demand is higher than supply is very questionable. Parents in polls say they prefer parental care. Demand is artificially…

July 2011 Maclean’s Magazine article with comments: “Is subsidized daycare bad for kids?

July 2011 Maclean’s Magazine article with comments (web): “Is subsidized daycare bad for kids? A surprising new study says Quebec’s $7-a-day daycare is leaving children worse off (broken link)“ A study referred to in Maclean’s: How Does Early Childhood Care…