University of Wisconsin–Madison

Family Structure

Family structure refers to the composition of children and parental figures in a family. Family complexity is used to describe families that are not composed only of two biological parents and their joint children and in which neither parent has experienced multiple-partner fertility.

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Sarah Halpern-Meekin on “Social Poverty”

  • Sarah Halpern-Meekin
  • Podcasts
  • April 2020
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Strategies for engaging fathers in family services

  • Fast Focus Policy Brief
  • March 2020
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Many Rural Americans Are Still “Left Behind”

  • Fast Focus Policy Brief
  • January 2020
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Understanding benefit cliffs and marginal tax rates

  • Fast Focus Policy Brief
  • September 2019
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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
  • Report
  • March 2019