The One Hundred Billion Dollar Man : The Annual Public Costs of Father Absence.

Page Count
18
Year Published
2008
Author (Individual)
Nock, Steven L.
Einolf, Christopher J.
Author (Organization)
National Fatherhood Initiative.
Resource Type
Report
Resource Format
PDF
Resource Language
English
This study, the first of its kind, provides an estimate of the taxpayer costs of father absence. More precisely, it estimates the annual expenditures made by the federal government to support father-absent homes. These federal expenditures include those made on thirteen means-tested antipoverty programs and child support enforcement, and the total expenditures add up to a startling $99.8 billion. (Author abstract)

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