The Economic Impact of the Early Care and Education Industry in Ohio
Publication Date: January 2004
Publisher(s): Insight Center for Community Economic Development
This report analyzes the significance of the early care and education industry to the economy.
Specifically, it: describes demographic and economic trends and their implications for the early care and education industry, quantifies the direct economic impact that early care and education currently has on Ohio's economy through gross receipts and direct employment, discusses economic development and business benefits of early care and education, including bottom-line returns for individual businesses and returns on targeted public investment, provides recommendations to build the capacity and sustainability of quality, affordable early care and education.