Brief Child Support Enforcement Is Working Better Than We Think
Elaine Sorensen, Ariel Halpern
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While the proportion of single mothers who receive child support remains largely unchanged since 1976, changes in child support enforcement have significantly improved collection efforts. A dramatic increase in the number of never-married mothers masks this progress. This brief reveals a four-fold increase in the child support receipt rate among never-married
Research Areas Families Children and youth
Tags Child support Father involvement