University of Wisconsin–Madison

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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Satisfaction with Placement Arrangements Among Divorced Wisconsin Families with Sole Mother and Shared Placement Orders

  • Lawrence M. Berger, Quentin H. Riser, Judith Bartfeld, and Trisha Chanda
  • Report
  • June 2021
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Child Support in Military-Connected Wisconsin Families

  • Tova B. Walsh and Rachel Reynders
  • Report
  • January 2021
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Shared Placement and Post-Divorce Economic Well-Being

  • Judi Bartfeld and Trisha Chanda
  • Report
  • November 2020
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Exploring Paths to Child Support Compliance

  • Daniel R. Meyer, Maria Cancian, Lawrence Berger, and Molly Costanzo
  • Report
  • May 2020
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Changes in Placement after Divorce and Implications for Child Support Policy

  • Daniel R. Meyer, Marcia J. Carlson, and Md Moshi Ul Alam
  • Report
  • December 2019
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Use of Enforcement Actions and Their Relationship to Payments

  • Daniel R. Meyer, Maria Cancian, and Melody Waring
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  • November 2019
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Satisfaction with Child Support Agency Services and Its Relationship to Child Support Payments

  • Daniel R. Meyer, Yoona Kim, and Maria Cancian
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  • October 2019