Family Economic Well-being

Original Data

Family Profiles

  • FP-16-20
    Cohabitation in Middle and Later Life
  • FP-16-06
    Trends in Men's Economic Characteristics and Marriage
  • FP-16-01
    Divorce Timing and Economic Well-being
  • FP-15-10
    Remarriage & Stepfamilies
  • FP-13-16
    Diverging Destinies: Children's Family Structure Variation by Maternal Education
  • FP-13-10
    Women Who Gave Birth Within the Past 12 Months, 2011
  • FP-13-09
    Working Women with Children in the Household, 2011
  • FP-13-08
    Receipt of Food & Cash Assistance among Poor Children: Trends and Geographic Variation
  • FP-13-07
    Young Adults in the Parental Home and the Great Recession
  • FP-13-05
    Economic Well-being and the Great Recession: Dual Earner Married Couples in the U.S., 2006 and 2011
  • FP-13-03
    Grandchildren: Living in a Grandparent-Headed Household
  • FP-13-02
    Public Assistance Participation among U.S. Children in Poverty, 2010
  • FP-13-01
    Coresident vs. Non-Coresident Young Adults, 2011
  • FP-12-23
    Single, Cohabiting, and Married Mothers in the U.S., 2011
  • FP-12-20
    Women's Employment Rate, 2010
  • FP-12-19
    Women's Employment Status & Worker Classification, 2010
  • FP-12-18
    Co-Resident Grandparents: Caregivers Versus Non-Caregivers
  • FP-12-17
    Child Poverty in the United States, 2010
  • FP-12-16
    Health Insurance Coverage of U.S. Children, 2010
  • FP-12-13
    Nonresident Fathers and Child Support: Exploring Who Pays and How Much
  • FP-12-10
    Mothers and Fathers Exiting the Workforce in 2008
  • FP-11-05
    Adoptive Parents in the U.S., 2007
  • FP-11-01
    U.S. Families and Households: Economic Well-being
  • FP-10-08
    Same-Sex Couple Households in the U.S., 2009
  • FP-10-07
    Trends in Cohabitation: Twenty Years of Change, 1987-2008
  • FP-10-02
    Cohabitation in the U.S., 2006-2008

Working Papers and Publications    

  • WP-11-01
    Schmeer, K. K. (2011, February). "Early Childhood Economic Disadvantage and the Health of Hispanic Children."
    • Published in Social Science & Medicine.
      • Schmeer, K. K. (2012). "Early childhood economic disadvantage and the health of Hispanic children." Social Science & Medicine. Volume 75, Issue 8, October 2012, Pp. 1523-1530.
  • WP-10-17
    Gauthier, A. H., & Furstenberg, F. F. Jr. (November 2010). "The Experience of Financial Strain Among Families with Children in the United States."
  • WP-10-11
    Burdette, A. M., Haynes, S., & Ellison, C. G. (September 2010). "Religion, Race/Ethnicity, and Barriers to Marriage Among Working-Age Adults."
    • Published in Sociology of Religion.
      • Burdette, A. M., Haynes, S., & Ellison, C. G. 2011. "Religion, Race/Ethnicity, and Perceived Barriers to Marriage among Working-Age Adults." Sociology of Religion, 0:(0), 1-23; doi:10.1093/socrel/srr053 
  • WP-10-08
    Dew, J., & Xiao, J. J. (July 2010). "Financial Behavior Scale: Development and Validation. Forthcoming in the Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning."
    Recipient of the Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning "2011 Outstanding Journal Article Award."
    • Published in the  Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning.
      • Dew, J., & Xiao, J. J. 2011. "Financial Behavior Scale: Development and Validation." Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, 22(1), 19-35.
    • Published in Journal of Financial Therapy.
      • Dew, J., & Xiao, J. J. 2013. "Financial Declines, Financial Behaviors, and Relationship Satisfaction During the Recession." Journal of Financial Therapy, 4(1), 2013.
  • WP-10-07
    Kalil, A., & Wightman, P.  (July 2010). Parental Job Loss and Family Conflict.    
  • WP-10-06
    Grinstein-Weiss, M., Charles, P., Guo, S., Manturuk, K., & Key, C. (June 2010). "The Effect of Marital Status on Homeownership Among Low-Income Households."
    • Published in Newswise.
      • Grinstein-Weiss, M., Charles, P., Guo, S., Manturuk, K., & Key, C. "The Effect of Marital Status on Homeownership Among Low-Income Households." March 5, 2013.
    • Published in Journal of Urban Affairs.
      • Grinstein-Weiss, M., Charles, P., Guo, S., Manturuk, K., & Key, C. 2011. Journal of Urban Affairs, 33(3). March 24, 2011, 50-66 doi: 10.1111/j.1467-9906.2011.00549.x
    • Cited in Brookings.
      • "Journal: Start children early for financial success."
    • Cited in Journal of Consumer Affairs.
      • "Renters fared worse than homeowners during the Great Recession."
    • Published in Social Service Review.
      • Grinstein-Weiss, M., Charles, P., Guo, S., Manturuk, K., & Key, C. "The Effect of Marital Status on Home Ownership among Low-Income Households." Social Service Review, 85(3), 475-503. September 2011. doi: 10.1086/662166
  • WP-10-05
    Seltzer, J. A., Strohm, C. Q., & Bianchi, S. M. (Updated: August 2010). "Doubling Up When Times Are Tough: A Pilot Study of Obligations to Share a Home in Response to Economic Hardship."
    • Published in Field Methods.
      • Lau, Q. C., Seltzer, J. A., & Bianchi, S. M. 2015. "The Effects of Vignette Placement on Attitudes Toward Supporting Family Members." Field Methods. 28(1), 79-91, February 2016.
      • Lau, Q. C., Seltzer, J. A., & Bianchi, S. M. 2015. "The Effects of Vignette Placement on Attitudes Toward Supporting Family Members." Field Methods. 1525822X15572801. March 3, 2015.
    • Published in  Social Science Research.
      • Seltzer, J. A., Lau, C. Q., & Bianchi, S. M. "Doubling up when times are tough: A study of obligations to share a home in response to economic hardship." Social Science Research, 41(3). May 2012. doi:org/10.1016/j.ssresearch.2012.05.08
  • WP-10-03
    Kenney, C., & Bogle, R. (May 2010). "Money, Honey if You Want to Get Along With Me: Money Management and Union Dissolution in Marriage and Cohabitation."

The Data Source

Measures Snapshots

Data Points

Conference Posters and Presentations

  • Bures, R., & Latham, K. (2009). Family Structure, Employment, and Retirement in Later Midlife. Poster presented at the Population Association of America (PAA) 2010 Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX (April).
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    • Burton, L. (2010). Poverty, Marriage, and Trust: New Insights for Policymakers. Poster presented at the American Sociological Association (ASA) Coalition for National Science Funding (CNSF Exhibit), Washington, DC (April). NCFMR NAC Member    
  • Paper Forthcoming
    Grinstein-Weiss, M., Charles, P., Guo, S., Manturuk, K., & Key, C. (2010). The Influence of Homeownership on Marriage and Divorce: A Propensity Score Analysis. Paper presented at the 105th Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, Atlanta, GA (August).    
  • WP-10-05
    • Seltzer, J. A., Strohm, C. Q., & Bianchi, S. M. (2010). Doubling Up When Times Are Tough: A Pilot Study of Obligations to Share a Home in Response to Economic Hardship.
      • Forthcoming in Fields Methods. Charles Q. Lau, Judith A. Seltzer, and Suzanne M. Bianchi. (2014). The Effects of Vignette Placement on Attitudes Toward Supporting Family Members.
      • Published in Social Science Research, 41(3), May 2012, available online doi:org/10.1016/j.ssresearch.2012.05.08
      • Paper presented: Population Association of America (PAA) 2010 Annual Meeting, Dallas, TX (April); California Center for Population Research (CCPR), UCLA (May); NCFMR Pilot Data Collection Conference, Bowling Green State University (June); U.S. Census Bureau, Washington, DC (August); Centro de Ciencias Humanas y Sociales and PAA workshop, Madrid, Spain (September); Work, Families, and Public Policy Seminar Series, St. Louis, MO (October).

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