June 29, 2015 A file with genetic data on focal children and their biological mothers, collected during the in-home assessments at the 9-year follow-up wave, is now available through our restricted data use contract process.
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.
We are now accepting applications for the Fragile Families Summer Data Workshop which will be held at Columbia University from June 15-17, 2016. The deadline for application submissions is Sunday, March 13th, 2016 at 11:59pm (EST).
We are looking forward to attending the PAA 2016 Annual Meeting in Washington, DC from March 31 - April 2. We will be in the exhibit hall and many papers will present FF data. For a list of FF papers, click here.
FF researcher, Janet Currie recently shared her work on the health impacts of the Great Recession on VOX, CEPR’s Policy Portal. To read the article, click here.
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Fragile Families Working Group seminars are open to Princeton and Columbia University graduate students and faculty. To see the schedule for the Spring 2016 semester, click here.
2015-02-FF "Using the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study in Life Course Health Development Research" by Amanda Geller, Kate Jaeger, and Garrett Pace
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