ERIC Number: EJ717405
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2004-Jan-1
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Single Mothers and Their Child Support Receipt: How Well Is Child Support Enforcement Doing?
Sorensen, Elaine; Hill, Ariel
Journal of Human Resources, v39 n1 p20-135 Win 2004
The expansion of child support enforcement system has increased the child-support receipt rates of never-married and previously married mothers. The studies reveal that if this system were not implemented, the child-support rates would be 1-9 percentage points lower.
Descriptors: Mothers, Children, One Parent Family, Financial Support, Program Implementation, Family Programs, Law Enforcement
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Child Support Enforcement