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Leaving Welfare: Employment and Well-Being of Families that Left WElfare in the Post-Entitlement Age

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  • Gregory Acs

    (Urban Institute)

  • Pamela Loprest

    (Urban Institute)

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    Acs and Loprest pull together information from a host of leaver studies to provide a bottom line assessment of what was learned. They compare welfare leaver outcomes across geographic areas and the nation as a whole. This effort allows them to paint a comprehensive picture of the employment, income, and hardships families experience after leaving welfare.

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    This book is provided by W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research in its series Books from Upjohn Press with number lw and published in 2004.

    ISBN: cloth 9780880993111 paper 9780880993104
    Handle: RePEc:upj:ubooks:lw

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    Keywords: welfare reform; welfare; welfare leavers; post entitlement; employment;

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    Cited by:
    1. Gregory Acs & Eric Toder, 2007. "Should we subsidize work? Welfare reform, the earned income tax credit and optimal transfers," International Tax and Public Finance, Springer, vol. 14(3), pages 327-343, June.
    2. Andrea Helting & Jinwoo Kwon & Elizabeth Mahn, 2013. "Income Packaging and Economic Disconnection: Do Sources of Support Differ from Other Low-Income Women?," Working Papers 13-61, Center for Economic Studies, U.S. Census Bureau.
    3. Kwon, Hyeok Chang & Meyer, Daniel R., 2011. "How do economic downturns affect welfare leavers? A comparison of two cohorts," Children and Youth Services Review, Elsevier, vol. 33(5), pages 588-597, May.

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