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Welfare and Work: Experiences in Six Cities

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  • Christopher T. King

    (University of Texas-Austin)

  • Peter R. Mueser

    (University of Missouri-Columbia)

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King and Mueser examine changes in welfare participation and labor market involvement of welfare recipients in six major cities during the 1990s. By focusing on these cities, they are able to glean the extent to which differences in state and local policy, administrative directives, and local labor market conditions contribute to the trends in caseloads, employment, and well-being observed among former recipients.

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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 waw and published in 2005.

ISBN: cloth 9780880993197 paper 9780880993180
Handle: RePEc:upj:ubooks:waw

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Keywords: welfare reform; poverty; labor market conditions; welfare recipients;

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Cited by:
  1. Jochen Michaelis & Alexander Spermann, 2009. "Geringqualifizierte Arbeit, Marktlöhne und Sozialpolitik: Konzepte für Deutschland," MAGKS Papers on Economics 200920, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Faculty of Business Administration and Economics, Department of Economics (Volkswirtschaftliche Abteilung).
  2. Peter R. Mueser & Kenneth R. Troske & David R. Stevens, 2007. "The Impact of Welfare Reform on Leaver Characteristics, Employment and Recidivism: An Analysis of Maryland and Missouri," Working Papers 0720, Department of Economics, University of Missouri.
  3. David H. Autor & Susan N. Houseman & Sari Pekkala Kerr, 2012. "The Effect of Work First Job Placements on the Distribution of Earnings: An Instrumental Variable Quantile Regression Approach," NBER Working Papers 17972, National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.

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