Legacy Research on Child Costs and Related Studies

Jacques, Van der Gaag

  • "Child Support: Technical Papers, Cost Documentation," University of Wisconsin-Madison, Institute for Research on Poverty, Special Report Series.

Reivitz, Linda

  • "Memorandum, Subject: Percentage of Income Standard for Setting Child Support Awards," to Members of the Wisconsin Judiciary, from Linda Reivitz, Secretary.

Espenshade, Thomas J

  • Investing in Children: New Estimates of Parental Expenditures, The Urban Institute Press, Washington, D.C., 1984

Betson, David M

  • Alternative Estimates of the Cost of Children from the 1980-86 Consumer Expenditure Survey, University of Notre Dame, Department of Economics, A Final Report to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, 1984.

Lewin/ICF

Shockey, James W

  • Determining the Cost of Raising Children in Nonintact Arizona Household, University of Arizona, Department of Sociology, A Study Presented to: The Arizona Judicial Council, February 1995.

Betson, David M

  • Parental Expenditures on Children: A Preliminary Report, University of Notre Dame, Department of Economics, Prepared under a subcontract from Policy Studies, Inc. for the Judicial Council of California, December 2000.

Betson, David M

  • Parental Expenditures on Children: Rothbarth Estimates, University of Notre Dame, Department of Economics, a report prepared for the State of California, April 2010