A Critical Review of Child Support Enforcement
By Clifford F. Thies, John Winn
This article appeared in the Spring 2023 issue of The Independent Review.
Instead of increasing support for custodial parents, efforts to enforce child support have resulted in chaos and dysfunction. The system alienates fathers from their children, reduces labor force participation, and increases tension between police and the communities they serve.
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Clifford F. Thies is the Eldon R. Lindsay Professor of Economics and Finance at Shenandoah University.
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