Before and After Welfare Reform: the Work and Well-being of Low-income Single Parent Families
In this report, the authors contribute to federal and state policy debates through an examination of the changing characteristics and economic well-being of low-income single parent families in the context of welfare reform. This report examines the employment characteristics, income sources, poverty status, and demographic characteristics of low-income single parent families before and after the implementation of the 1996 welfare reform. This report also provides an overview of key findings within each issue-area addressed, and each section highlights major findings and provides a brief discussion of insights for state and federal TANF policy formation and implementation. (Authors).
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