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The Resource Current Population Survey, March/April 1988 Match Files : Alimony and Child Support, United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the CensusUnited States Department of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics, (electronic resource)

Current Population Survey, March/April 1988 Match Files : Alimony and Child Support, United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the CensusUnited States Department of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics, (electronic resource)

Label
Current Population Survey, March/April 1988 Match Files : Alimony and Child Support
Title
Current Population Survey, March/April 1988 Match Files
Title remainder
Alimony and Child Support
Statement of responsibility
United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the CensusUnited States Department of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This data collection is comprised of responses from the March and April installments of the 1988 Current Population Survey (CPS). Both the March and April surveys used two sets of questions, the basic CPS and a separate supplement for each month. The CPS, administered monthly, is a labor force survey providing current estimates of the economic status and activities of the population of the United States. Specifically, the CPS provides estimates of total employment (both farm and nonfarm), nonfarm self-employed persons, domestics, and unpaid helpers in nonfarm family enterprises, wage and salaried employees, and estimates of total unemployment. In addition to the basic CPS questions, respondents were asked supplemental questions in March about the economic situation of persons and families for the previous year. About 39,000 of the housing units interviewed in March were interviewed again in April. In these housing units, all women aged 15 and older, who had children, were asked the April CPS supplemental questions. These questions concerned child support and alimony payments. Of the 42,867 women found eligible in March, 36,647 of these women matched women interviewed in April. For the remaining 6,220 women interviewed in March, the child support and alimony information was imputed. Information regarding child support and alimony was collected to determine the size and distribution of the female population with children affected by divorce or separation. Moreover, the data were collected to better understand the characteristics of persons requiring child support and alimony, and to help develop and maintain programs designed to assist in obtaining child support. These data highlight alimony and child support arrangements made at the time of separation or divorce, amount of payments actually received, and value and type of any proper ... Cf.: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR04377
Member of
Additional physical form
Also available as downloadable files.
Cataloging source
ICPSR
Characteristic
numeric data
Date time place
Start: 1987-03; and end: 1988-04
Geographic coverage
United States.
Government publication
unknown if item is government publication
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • United States
  • United States
  • Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
Series statement
  • ICPSR
  • Current Population Survey Series
Series volume
  • 4377
  • 4377
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Alimony
  • Census data
  • Child support
  • Compensation
  • Demographic characteristics
  • Economic conditions
  • Employee benefits
  • Employment
  • Energy assistance
  • Full-time employment
  • Health insurance
  • Hispanic origins
  • Household composition
  • Households
  • Income
  • Industry
  • Labor (work)
  • Labor force
  • Medicaid
  • Medicare
  • Part-time employment
  • Pensions
  • Population characteristics
  • Wages and salaries
  • Work
  • Working experience
  • Working hours
Target audience
specialized
Label
Current Population Survey, March/April 1988 Match Files : Alimony and Child Support, United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the CensusUnited States Department of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2009-04-22
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Current Population Survey, March/April 1988 Match Files: Alimony and Child Support
Control code
MIU01000000000000007093361
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn436450081
  • (OCoLC)436450081
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR04377
  • (OCoLC)ocn436450081
  • (OCoLC)436450081
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR04377
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Type of computer file
1 dataset.
Label
Current Population Survey, March/April 1988 Match Files : Alimony and Child Support, United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the CensusUnited States Department of Labor. Bureau of Labor Statistics, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Title from ICPSR DDI metadata of 2009-04-22
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
mixed
Contents
Part 1: Current Population Survey, March/April 1988 Match Files: Alimony and Child Support
Control code
MIU01000000000000007093361
Dimensions
unknown
File format
multiple file formats
Governing access note
AVAILABLE. This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions
Level of compression
unknown
Note
MU: Records downloaded from ICPSR site on Dec. 8, 2009.
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
unknown
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn436450081
  • (OCoLC)436450081
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR04377
  • (OCoLC)ocn436450081
  • (OCoLC)436450081
  • (MiAaI)ICPSR04377
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Type of computer file
1 dataset.

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