• Published 2010

Family Instability and Complexity after a Nonmarital Birth: Outcomes for Children in Fragile Families

@inproceedings{Mclanahan2010FamilyIA,
  title={Family Instability and Complexity after a Nonmarital Birth: Outcomes for Children in Fragile Families},
  author={Sara Mclanahan},
  year={2010}
}
This paper uses data from the first four waves of the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study to examine the following questions: (1) what are unmarried parents' capabilities at the time of their child's birth, and what is the nature of their relationship at birth and over time? (2) How do family structure and stability affect parental resources (financial and health)? (3) How do family structure and stability affect the level and quality of parental investments in children? And (4) how do… CONTINUE READING

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