Little correlation between state regulation strictness and child care supply levels
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State regulations data was collected from the most recent state licensing requirements listed online. Child care supply data comes from Rasheed Malik and others, "America's Child Care Deserts in 2018" (Washington: Center for American Progress, 2018), available at https://www.americanprogress.org/issues/early-childhood/reports/2018/12/06/461643/americas-child-care-deserts-2018/.
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