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The potential of child support to reduce lone mother poverty: comparing population survey data in Australia and the UK

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JournalThe Journal of Poverty and Social Justice
DateAccepted/In press - 10 Jan 2017
DatePublished (current) - 1 Feb 2017
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)79-94
Original languageEnglish


This paper provides an original analysis of the Australian Household Income and Labour Dynamics (HILDA) study. It assesses the value of child support payments to the income packages of Australian lone mother families and, more specifically, explores the impact these payments have on poverty reduction for families who receive them.

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  • Child Support:, Australia, UK, Poverty, Lone Mothers

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