March 4, 2015 A contextual characteristics file with Census tract-level data that correspond to the current residence of respondents at each wave (including Years 5 & 9) is now available through our restricted data use contract process.
The Russell Sage Foundation has released three new research briefs on the Great Recession using Fragile Families data. These briefs highlight research by Irwin Garfinkel, Natasha Pilkauskas, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, and other FF research associates.
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Fragile Families Working Group seminars are open to Princeton and Columbia University graduate students and faculty. Check back later for the Fall semester schedule.
2015-01-FF "The Impact of Contextual Family Risks on Prisoners' Children's Behavioural Outcomes and the Potential Protective Role of Family Functioning Moderators" by Lucy Markson, Michael Lamb, and Friedrich Losel
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