Sarah Halpern-Meekin, Kathryn Edin, Laura Tach, and Jennifer Sykes McLaughlin. Under contract. It’s Not Like I’m Poor: The Financial Lives of the Working Poor. University of California Press.
Tach, Laura and Sarah Halpern-Meekin. Forthcoming. “Tax Code Knowledge and Behavioral Responses among EITC Recipients: Policy Insights from Qualitative Data.” Journal of Policy Analysis and Management.
Tach, Laura and Sara Sternberg Greene*. Forthcoming. “Robbing Peter to Pay Paul: Economic and Cultural Explanations for How Lower-Income Families Manage Debt.” Social Problems.
Tach, Laura, Kathryn Edin, Hope Harvey, and Brielle Brian. Forthcoming. “The Family-Go-Round: Family Complexity and Father Involvement from a Father’s Perspective.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences.
Tach, Laura and Kathryn Edin. 2013. “The Compositional and Institutional Sources of Union Dissolution among Married and Unmarried Parents.” Demography 50: 1789-1818.
McLanahan, Sara, Tach, Laura, and Daniel Schneider. 2013. “The Causal Effect of Father Absence.” Annual Review of Sociology 39: 399-427.
Halpern-Meekin, Sarah and Laura Tach. 2013. “Discordance in Couples’ Reporting of Courtship Stages: Implications for Measurement and Marital Quality.” Social Science Research 42(4): 1143-1155.
Mendenhall, Ruby, Kathryn Edin, Jeff Kling, Jennifer Sykes, Laura Tach, and Katrin Kris. 2012. “The Role of the EITC in the Budgets of Low Income Families.” Social Service Review 86(3): 327-400.
Western, Bruce, Bloome, Deirdre, Sosnud, Benjamin, and Laura Tach. 2012. “Economic Insecurity among American Families.” Annual Review of Sociology 38: 341-359.
Tach, Laura and Sarah Halpern-Meekin. 2012. “Marital Quality and Divorce Decisions: How do Premarital Cohabitation and Nonmarital Childbearing Matter?” Family Relations 61(4): 571-585.
Tach, Laura and Kathryn Edin. 2011. “The Relationship Contexts of Young Disadvantaged Men.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences 635(May): 56-75.
Tach, Laura, Ronald Mincy, and Kathryn Edin. 2010. “Parenting as a Package Deal: Relationships, Fertility, and Nonresident Father Involvement among Unmarried Parents.” Demography. 47(1): 181-204.
Tach, Laura. 2009. “More than Bricks and Mortar: Neighborhood Frames, Social Processes, and the Mixed-Income Redevelopment of a Public Housing Project.” City & Community 8(3): 273-303.
Odgers, Candice, Terrie Moffitt, Laura Tach, Robert Sampson. 2009. “The Protective Effects of Neighborhood Collective Efficacy on Children Growing Up in Deprivation: A Developmental Analysis.” Developmental Psychology 45(4): 942-957.
Tach, Laura and Sarah Halpern-Meekin*. 2009. “How Does Premarital Cohabitation Affect Trajectories of Marital Quality?” Journal of Marriage and Family 71: 298-317.
Edin, Kathryn, Laura Tach, and Ronald Mincy. 2009. “Claiming Fatherhood: Race and the Dynamics of Paternal Involvement among Unmarried Fathers.” Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 621: 149-177.
Halpern-Meekin*, Sarah and Laura Tach. 2008. “Heterogeneity in Two-Parent Families and Adolescent Well-Being.” Journal of Marriage and Family 70: 435-451.
Tach, Laura and George Farkas. 2006. “Ability Grouping and Educational Stratification in the Early School Years.” Social Science Research 35: 1048-1079.