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Child Support Collection Policies from 50 states from 1982-1991. See page 166




observations of 8 variables for 50 states


The variables included in the dataset are:

  • SCCOLL Change in Child Support collections

  • ACES Chapters per Population

  • INSTABIL Policy Instability

  • AAMBIG Policy Ambiguity

  • CSTAFF Change in Agency Staffing

  • ARD State Divorce Rate

  • ASLACK Organizational Slack

  • AEXPEND State Level Expenditures


Meier, K.J. and Keisler, L.R. (1996). Public Administration as a Science of the Artificial: A Method for Prescription, Public Administration Review 56, 459-466.

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