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effects.of.divorce.on.financial.stability [2015/11/10 13:04]
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 =====8. Impact on Children===== =====8. Impact on Children=====
  
-Divorce has powerfully negative ​economic ​effects ​for children. A Canadian study shows that 61 percent of children’s households become “per capita” low-income households if the two parents separate, compared to 13.1 percent of children’s households when the two parents stay married.((Garnett Picot, Miles Zyblock, and Wendy Piper, “Why do Children Move Into and Out of Low Income: Changing Labour Market Conditions or Marriage or Divorce?” //​Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies Branch// working paper (1999): 14.)) +Divorce has powerfully negative effects ​on children. A Canadian study shows that 61 percent of children’s households become “per capita” low-income households if the two parents separate, compared to 13.1 percent of children’s households when the two parents stay married.((Garnett Picot, Miles Zyblock, and Wendy Piper, “Why do Children Move Into and Out of Low Income: Changing Labour Market Conditions or Marriage or Divorce?” //​Statistics Canada, Analytical Studies Branch// working paper (1999): 14.)) 
  
 The children of divorced mothers are less likely to earn incomes in the top third of the income distribution as adults, regardless of their parents’ income.((Thomas DeLeire and Leaonard M. Lopoo, "​Family Structure and the Economic Mobility of Children,"​ //Economic Mobility Project// (2010). Available at [[http://​www.economicmobility.org/​assets/​pdfs/​Family_Structure.pdf]],​ 14 March 2011, 15.)) Seventy-four percent of children of divorced mothers whose earnings are in the bottom third of the income distribution themselves earn incomes in the bottom third of the income distribution. Only 4 percent earn an income in the top third of the income distribution as adults.((Thomas DeLeire and Leonard M. Lopoo, "​Family Structure and the Economic Mobility of Children,"​ //Economic Mobility Project// (2010). Available at [[http://​www.economicmobility.org/​assets/​pdfs/​Family_Structure.pdf]],​ 14 March 2011, 15.)) The children of divorced mothers are less likely to earn incomes in the top third of the income distribution as adults, regardless of their parents’ income.((Thomas DeLeire and Leaonard M. Lopoo, "​Family Structure and the Economic Mobility of Children,"​ //Economic Mobility Project// (2010). Available at [[http://​www.economicmobility.org/​assets/​pdfs/​Family_Structure.pdf]],​ 14 March 2011, 15.)) Seventy-four percent of children of divorced mothers whose earnings are in the bottom third of the income distribution themselves earn incomes in the bottom third of the income distribution. Only 4 percent earn an income in the top third of the income distribution as adults.((Thomas DeLeire and Leonard M. Lopoo, "​Family Structure and the Economic Mobility of Children,"​ //Economic Mobility Project// (2010). Available at [[http://​www.economicmobility.org/​assets/​pdfs/​Family_Structure.pdf]],​ 14 March 2011, 15.))
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-This entry draws heavily from [[http://downloads.frc.org/EF/EF12D58.pdf|Marriage and Economic Well Being: The Economy Rises or Falls with Marriage]] and+This entry draws heavily from [[http://marri.us/research/​research-papers/​marriage-and-economic-well-being-the-economy-of-the-family-rises-or-falls-with-marriage/|Marriage and Economic Well Being: The Economy Rises or Falls with Marriage]] and
 [[http://​www.heritage.org/​research/​reports/​1999/​06/​broken-families-rob-children-of-their-chances-for-future-prosperity|How Broken Families Rob Children of Their Chances for Future Prosperity]].)) ​ [[http://​www.heritage.org/​research/​reports/​1999/​06/​broken-families-rob-children-of-their-chances-for-future-prosperity|How Broken Families Rob Children of Their Chances for Future Prosperity]].)) ​