Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study (ICPSR 180)
Principal Investigator(s): McLanahan, Sara, Princeton University; Paxson, Christina, Princeton University; Garfinkel, Irwin, Columbia University; Brooks-Gunn, Jeanne, Columbia University
Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study, also called "The Survey of New Parents," follows a birth cohort of (mostly) unwed parents and their children over a five-year period. The study is designed to provide new information on the capabilities and relationships of unwed parents, as well as the effects of policies on family formation and child wellbeing.
These data are not available from ICPSR. Users should consult the data owners directly (via Fragile Families Home Page) for details on obtaining these resources.
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: children, cognitive functioning, emotional development, families, family life, fathers, health status, home environment, mothers, neighborhood characteristics, neighborhoods, parents, policy making, social networks, unwed mothers
Geographic Coverage: United States
Data Collection Notes:
These data are not available from ICPSR. Users should consult the data owners directly for details on obtaining the data and documentation