The relationship between welfare caseloads and the economy is one of the key issues addressed in this book. Using the most current data available, a group of the nation's leading researchers examines the effects of welfare reform prior to and after enactment of the 1996 Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA).
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"Presented at a conference held in November 1998...funded by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (ASPE) at the Dept. of Health and Human Services"
9780880992008 (cloth) ; 9780880991995 (pbk.) ; 9780585241043 (ebook)
UNEMPLOYMENT, DISABILITY, and INCOME SUPPORT PROGRAMS; Poverty and income support; Income support programs; WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT; Public training programs; Welfare to work
Danziger, Sheldon H., ed. 1999. Economic Conditions and Welfare Reform. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780585241043
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