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Families & Living Arrangements Working Papers

Working papers are intended to make results of Census Bureau research available to others and to encourage discussion on a variety of topics. They have not undergone a review and editorial process generally accorded official Census Bureau publications.

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Working Paper
Child Care Cost Estimates in SIPP and CPS ASEC
This paper compares child care cost estimates in SIPP and CPS ASEC.

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Gender, Work Context and Nonstandard Work Schedules Among Parents
This paper uses SIPP 2014 to analyze parents working a nonstandard schedule.

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How husbands and wives report their earnings when she earns more
This paper compares the earnings reported for husbands and wives in the CPS with their “true” earnings from administrative income-tax records.

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Puerto Rican-Origin Children’s Living Arrangements
This poster examines family, social and demographic characteristics of Puerto Rican-origin children in Puerto Rico and the United States in 2006 and 2015.

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Union Formation and Dissolution: SIPP 2014
This study uses SIPP 2014 to examine union formation and union dissolution using a variety of sociodemographic variables for those who have a union transition.

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Economic Security and Marriage Rates for Young Adults
Examines the role of socioeconomic characteristics (e.g., labor force participation, wages, poverty, and housing) on the marriage rates of young adults.

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Examining Change in Interracial/Interethnic Married-Couple Households
This poster examines geographic change in the prevalence of interracial and interethnic married-couple households from 2000 to 2012-2016.

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Family and Household Composition After the Great Recession
This poster examines the relationship between the 100 most populous metropolitan statistical areas’ economic well-being and family and household measures.

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Asking About SOGI in the CPS: Cognitive Interview Results
Results of cognitive interviews on asking about sexual orientation and gender identity in the CPS with LGBT and non-LGBT respondents.

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Feasibility of Asking About SOGI in the CPS: Executive Summary
Cognitive testing and focus group results on the feasibility of adding sexual orientation and gender identity questions to the Current Population Survey.

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Gender Identity in the CPS: Focus Groups with Transgender Population
Results from focus groups with transgender respondents to explore the feasibility of asking about gender identity in the CPS.

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Interracial and Inter-ethnic Marriage and Self-Rated Health
Study explores the associations between partner race/ethnicity and health in the U.S. using the Survey of Income and Program Participation.


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