University of Wisconsin–Madison

Family Income

The income of both custodial and noncustodial parents may considered when calculating a child support order. Moreover, child support receipt improves custodial parents’ incomes and thereby children’s economic circumstances.

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Final Impact Findings from the Child Support Noncustodial Parent Employment Demonstration (CSPED)

  • Maria Cancian, Daniel R. Meyer, and Robert G. Wood
  • Report
  • March 2019
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Final Impact Findings from the Child Support Noncustodial Parent Employment Demonstration (CSPED): Technical Supplement

  • Maria Cancian, Daniel R. Meyer, Lawrence M. Berger, Angela Guarin , Leslie Hodges, Katherine Anne Magnuson, Lisa Klein Vogel, Melody Waring, Robert G. Wood, Quinn Moore, and April Yanyuan Wu
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  • March 2019
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The Role of Child Support in the Current Economic Safety Net for Low-Income Families with Children

  • Kristen S. Slack, Lawrence M. Berger, Bomi Kim, Mi Youn Yang
  • Report
  • May 2012
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The Regularity of Child Support and Its Contribution to the Regularity of Income

  • Yoonsook Ha, Daniel R. Meyer, and Maria Cancian
  • Report
  • April 2007
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The Stability of Child Support Orders

  • Yoonsook Ha, Daniel R. Meyer, and Maria Cancian
  • Report
  • December 2006
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Eligibility for Child Care Subsidies of Parents with Child Support Income

  • Emma Caspar and Steven T. Cook
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  • November 2006
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The Importance of Child Support for Low-Income Families

  • Maria Cancian, Daniel R. Meyer, and Hwa-Ok Park
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  • September 2003