An Evaluation of the New Child-Support Guidelines : Good News and Bad News
AbstractThe new Federal Child Support Guidelines came into effect on May 1, 1997. Henceforth, child support awards depend only upon the non-custodial parent's income, the number of children of the marriage and the province of residence. We present a simulation analysis which identifies winners and losers from the introduction of the new system.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Ottawa, Department of Economics in its series Working Papers with number 9706e.
Length: 26 pages
Date of creation: 1997
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WELFARE ECONOMICS ; CHILD CARE ; PUBLIC EXPENDITURES;
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