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Lessons for Welfare Reform: An Analysis of the AFDC Caseload and Past Welfare-to-Work Programs

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  • Dave M. O'Neill

    (Nathan Kline Institute for Psychiatric Research)

  • June Ellenoff O'Neill

    (Baruch College)

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    O'Neill and O'Neill compile and analyze data that identifies historical trends in the AFDC caseload, the personal characteristics of recipients, and broad patterns of welfare participation. They also offer an evaluative survey on the effectiveness of past education, training and workfare programs in reducing the AFDC caseload.

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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 lwr and published in 1997.

    ISBN: cloth 9780880991803 paper 9780880991797
    Handle: RePEc:upj:ubooks:lwr

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    Keywords: welfare-to-work; AFDC; welfare; welfare reform;

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    1. John A. Bishop & Chien Hui Hung, 2000. "“Did Welfare Reform Change the Determinants of Program Participation and Benefit Levels?”," Working Papers 0001, East Carolina University, Department of Economics.
    2. Theodore Joyce & Robert Kaestner & Sanders Korenman, 2002. "Welfare Reform and Non-Marital Fertility in the 1990s: Evidence from Birth Records," NBER Working Papers 9406, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    3. Robert Kaestner & Sanders Korenman & June O'Neill, 2003. "Has welfare reform changed teenage behaviors?," Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, John Wiley & Sons, Ltd., vol. 22(2), pages 225-248.
    4. Robert Moffitt, 2002. "The Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program," NBER Working Papers 8749, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
    5. Carolyn J. Heinrich, 1998. "Aiding Welfare-to-work Transitions: Lessons from JTPA on the Cost-effectiveness of Education and Training Services," JCPR Working Papers 47, Northwestern University/University of Chicago Joint Center for Poverty Research.
    6. Carrington, William J. & Mueser, Peter R. & Troske, Kenneth, 2002. "The Impact of Welfare Reform on Leaver Characteristics, Employment and Recidivism," IZA Discussion Papers 561, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).
    7. Oren M. Levin-Waldman & George W. McCarthy, . "Small Business and the New Welfare," Economics Policy Note Archive 98-4, Levy Economics Institute.
    8. Mueser, Peter R. & Stevens, David W. & Troske, Kenneth, 2007. "The Impact of Welfare Reform on Leaver Characteristics, Employment and Recidivism: An Analysis of Maryland and Missouri," IZA Discussion Papers 3131, Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).

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