How an Earnings Supplement Can Affect the Marital Behaviour of welfare Recipients: Evidence from the Self-Sufficiency Project
AbstractThis paper uses data from the experimental evaluation of SSP to examine the effect on marriage of an alternative to the mainstream cash welfare system, an alternative that is contingent on work and removes the usual welfare marriage disincentive on marital behaviour among single-parent welfare recipients
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by Gouvernement du Canada - Human Resources Development in its series Papers with number 2001-4.
Length: 43 pages
Date of creation: 2001
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EMPLOYMENT ; FAMILY ; INCOME ; MARIAGE;
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- J12 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demographic Economics - - - Marriage; Marital Dissolution; Family Structure
- I38 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - Government Programs; Provision and Effects of Welfare Programs
- I30 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty - - - General
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