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Data Alerts

November 4, 2014   A labor market and macroeconomic file with data on local employment and national consumer confidence for each wave is now available through a our restricted data use contract process.

News and Updates

Look here to view a list of Fragile Families presentations at the 2015 Society for Social Work and Research conference in New Orleans on January 14 through 18. Stop by our exhibit booth or plan to check out one of these presentations!

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Working Group

Fragile Families Working Group seminars are open to Princeton and Columbia University graduate students and faculty. The Fall semester seminars have concluded. Spring seminars will be held on:  2/19, 3/5, 4/2, 4/16, and 4/23. Please check back soon for a list of the upcoming seminars titles.

Highlighted Study Resources

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Program Results Report

Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study Fact Sheet

An issue of The Future of Children journal highlights research from the Fragile Families Study. The Fall 2010 volume, Fragile Families, can be accessed in full online.

Working Papers

2014-09-FF "An Epidemiological Study of Children's Exposure to Violence in the Fragile Families Study" by Sara McLanahan, Thema Bryant-Davis, Caroline Holcombe, Sarah James, Tyonna Adams and Anthea Gray

2014-08-FF "Punished for their Fathers: School Discipline Among Children of the Prison Boom" by Wade Jacobsen

2014-07-FF "Nonresident Fathers’ Involvement after a Nonmarital Birth: Exploring Differences by Race/Ethnicity" by Calvina Ellerbe, Jerrett Jones and Marcia Carlson

2014-06-FF "Patterns and Predictors of Coparenting after Unmarried Parents Part" by Julia Goldberg and Marcia Carlson

2014-05-FF "Fathers' Investments of Money and Time across Residential Contexts" by Marcia Carlson, Alicia VanOrman and Kimberly Turner