In Chapter 2, I explore how differences in child support guidelines affect the fertility decisions of never married fathers. I find that differences in child support measures have no significant effect on a never married man's decision to have his first child out of wedlock.fathers who decide to have their first child prior to marriage and after the imposition of presumptive child support guidelines. The 1996 panel of the SIPP was conducted soon after the guidelines were mandated, thus fathers who have multiple children ... The resulting sample consists of 8, 408 never married men from 43 states, 394 of which report having a biological child that does not live with him.17 Toanbsp;...
|Title||:||Child Support Policy and Household Decision Making|
|Author||:||Hugette A. Sun|
|Publisher||:||ProQuest - 2008|