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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Alternative Approaches to Income Imputation in Setting Child Support Orders

  • Leslie Hodges, Chris Taber, and Jeffrey Smith
  • Report
  • September 2019
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The Use of Child Support Guidelines in Wisconsin: 2010 and 2013

  • Leslie Hodges and Steven T. Cook
  • Report
  • August 2019
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Child Support Payments, Income Imputation, and Default Orders

  • Maria Cancian, Steven Cook, and Daniel R. Meyer
  • Report
  • August 2019
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Barriers to Child Support Payment

  • Lawrence Berger, Maria Cancian, Angela Guarin, Leslie Hodges, and Daniel R. Meyer
  • Report
  • August 2019
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How are Child Support Burdens Related to Child Support Payments, Compliance, and Regularity?

  • Leslie Hodges, Daniel R. Meyer, and Maria Cancian
  • Report
  • March 2019
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Potential Effects of a Self-Support Reserve in Wisconsin

  • Maria Cancian, Molly Costanzo, Angela Guarin, Leslie Hodges, and Daniel R. Meyer
  • Report
  • March 2019