Child Support Policy: An international perspective (Chapter 1)

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The purpose of this chapter is to provide a comparison of the demographic and socio-economic context that child maintenance policies are operating in. In particular it explores the prevalence of lone parents, their labour supply behaviour and the contribution that child maintenance makes to their income and to the relief of poverty.
(This paper is a chapter from Skinner, C., Bradshaw, J. and Davidson, J. (2007) 'Child Support Policy: An international perspective', Department for Work and Pensions Research Report 405, Leeds: Corporate Document Services.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationLuxembourg
PublisherLuxembourg Income Study
Number of pages13
VolumeNo. 478
Publication statusPublished - 2008

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NameLuxembourg Income Study Working Paper

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