Research Briefs by Topic

Fragile Families Research Briefs: These short summaries highlight recent research findings and suggest policy implications on issues related to child well-being and the social and economic circumstances faced by unwed parents. Click on the links below to browse by topic or see the complete list of Fragile Families research briefs.

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Child Wellbeing

Incarceration and Re-entry

Education and Employment

Income and Poverty

Family Structure and Stability


Fatherhood and Father Involvement

Programs and Social Services

Fertility and Multiple Partner Fertility

Race, Ethnicity, and Nativity

Health and Health Behavior

Relationship Quality and Marriage

Housing Insecurity