Job separation behavior of welfare recipients: results from a unique case study
AbstractThis paper uses a unique personnel data set to explore job separation behavior among welfare hires. Our results indicate that welfare hires are no less stable than similar nonwelfare hires; however, time until separation does differ across welfare status by reason for separation. We also found that the presence of a mentoring program will increase time until separation for both welfare and nonwelfare hires.
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Date of creation: 2004
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- NEP-LAB-2004-08-09 (Labour Economics)
- NEP-LTV-2004-08-09 (Unemployment, Inequality & Poverty)
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