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Selected Publications by SIS Affiliates

  • Garfinkel, I., Rainwater, L., and Smeeding, T. Welfare State Expenditures and the Distribution of Child Opportunities. Presented at the Conference on “Supporting Children: English-Speaking Countries in International Context” Princeton University, January 7- 9, 2004, forthcoming in Supporting Children: English-Speaking Countries in International Context, edited by Folbre, N., Garfinkel, I., McLanahan, S., and Smeeding, T. Russell Sage Foundation, 2005.
  • Berger, L.M., and Waldfogel, J. 2004. Maternity leave and the employment of new mothers in the United States. Journal of Population Economics. 17:331-349.
  • Garfinkel, I., Glei, D. and McLanahan, S. 2002. Assortative Mating Among Unmarried Parents: Implications for Child Enforcement. Journal of Population Economics, 15(3): 417-432
  • Garfinkel, I., McLanahan, S., Tienda, M. and Brooks-Gunn, J. 2001 (eds. including introductory chapter. Fragile Families and Welfare Reform. Special Issue of Children and Youth Services Review. 23(4/5)
  • Harknett, K., Hardman, L., Garfinkel, I. and McLanahan, S. 2001. The Fragile Families Study: Social Policies and Labor Markets in Seven Cities. Children and Youth Services Review 23(6/7): 537-555 .
  • Kunz, J., Villeneuve, P. and Garfinkel I. 2001. Child Support Among Selected OECD Countries: A Comparative Analysis. In Vleminckx, K., Smeeding, T.M., eds. Child Well-being in Modern Nations. Bristol, UK: The Policy Press.
  • McLanahan, S., Garfinkel, I., Reichman, N., and Teitler, J. 2001. Unwed Parents or Fragile Families? Implications for Welfare and Child Support Policy. In Wu, L. and Wolfe (eds). Out of Wedlock: Trends, Causes, and Consequences of Nonmarital Fertility . New York: Russell Sage Foundation.
  • Meyers, M.K., Han, W., Waldfogel, J., Garfinkel, I., and Villeneuve, P. 2001. Child Care and Single Mother Families in the Wake of Welfare Reform: Evidence from New York. Social Service Review, 75(1), 29-59.
  • Meyers, M.K., and Naidich, W. 2001. After the Reforms: Welfare Recipients, Leavers, and Non-Recipients in New York City, 1996 and 1998. Social Indicators Survey Center Working Paper # 01-02. New York: Columbia University School of Social Work.
  • Reichman, N., Teitler, J., Garfinkel, I. And McLanahan, S. 2001. The Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study: Background, Research Design, and Sampling Issues. Children and Youth Services Review . 23(4/5): 303-326.
  • Teitler, J. 2001. Father Involvement, Child Health, and Maternal Health Behavior. Children and Youth Services Review. 23(4/5):403-435
  • Huang, C., Garfinkel, I. and Han, W. 2000. The Determinants of Divorced and Separated Mothers in Taiwan: A Test of the Economic Independence Hypothesis. Journal of Social Policy and Social Work in Taiwan, 4(1): 45-76.
  • Huang, C., Garfinkel, I. and Waldfogel, J. 2004. Child Support and Welfare Caseloads. Institute for Research on Poverty Discussion Paper # 1218-00. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin. Journal of Human Resources 39(1): 108-134.
  • Meyers, M.K. and Lee, J.L. 2000. Working But Poor: How are Families With Children Faring? Social Indicators Survey Center Working Paper # 00-1. New York: Columbia University School of Social Work. Children and Youth Services Review. 25(3):177-201
  • Meyers, M.K. and Garfinkel, I. 1999. Social Indicators and the Study of Inequality. Economic Policy Review, 5(3): 149-163.
  • Waldfogel, J., Garfinkel, I. and Villeneuve P. 1999. The Impact of Welfare Reform for Families With Children in New York. Social Indicators Survey Center Working Paper # 99-01. New York: Columbia University School of Social Work. Published in Journal of Social Service Research, 2000.
  • Meyers, M.K., Teitler, J., Sinkewicz, M., and Garcia, S. The Disconnected: Conditions of Welfare Leavers and Deterred After the Reform. In Progress.