This study was originally provided by ICPSR. ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for a diverse and expanding social science research community.
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.
This data collection has been deaccessioned; it is no longer distributed by ICPSR. The data are currently available at Fragile Families Home Page.
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR00180.v1
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
Original ICPSR Release: 2005-08-08