Child Support Policy Research

IRP’s decades-long collaborations with the State of Wisconsin have led to the development of consistent income standards for determining child support awards, multiple policy evaluations of child support policy and practice initiatives, and the collection of an extended and uniquely complete series of court records of child support decisions in select Wisconsin counties.

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Tribal Child Support: Final Report

  • Joseph Jean, Hilary Shager, and Carolee Dodge Francis
  • Report
  • August 2023
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New Approaches to Child Support Services: Custodial Parent Perspectives

  • Lisa Klein Vogel, Alexis M. Dennis, Liesl Hostetter, and Hilary Shager
  • Report
  • July 2023
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Perceptions of Fairness in Child Support

  • Lisa Klein Vogel, Alexis Dennis, and Nasitta Keita
  • Report
  • December 2022
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COVID-19, Child Support, and the Income Packages of Custodial Parents

  • Alejandra Ros Pilarz and Laura Cuesta
  • Report
  • October 2022
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Associations Between Problematic Substance Use and Child Support Order Compliance

  • Tawandra L. Rowell-Cunsolo, Diandian Yilin, Amit S. Jadhav, and Carson Borbely
  • Report
  • October 2022
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Child Support Guidelines in Practice

  • Lisa Klein Vogel, David Pate, and Nasitta Keita
  • Report
  • October 2022
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Child Support Agencies as Connectors

  • Lisa Klein Vogel and Samina Hossain
  • Report
  • August 2022