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What Works in Work-First Welfare: Designing and Managing Employment Programs in New York City


  • Andrew R. Feldman


This book is a case study of how New York City's welfare-to-work programs were managed and implemented in the mid 2000s. Feldman also analyzes the unique characteristics that differentiate it from other programs in place across the country.

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  • Andrew R. Feldman, 2011. "What Works in Work-First Welfare: Designing and Managing Employment Programs in New York City," Books from Upjohn Press, W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, number wwwfw, November.
  • Handle: RePEc:upj:ubooks:wwwfw
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    UNEMPLOYMENT; DISABILITY; and POVERTY; Poverty and income support; Income support programs; WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT; Employment Service and public training; Job search assistance; Public training programs;

    JEL classification:

    • J2 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Demand and Supply of Labor
    • I3 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Welfare, Well-Being, and Poverty


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