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North Texas income dip may reflect decline in education

Southwest Economy , Issue Sep , Pages 10

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Fairness in economics

FRBSF Economic Letter

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Did welfare reform work for everyone? a look at young single mothers

Since Congress overhauled the U.S. welfare system in 1996, single mothers between 18 and 24 have reduced welfare dependency, increased workforce participation, and registered gains in household income. The group's growing attachment to the labor force means they may be better positioned to take advantage of unemployment insurance during the current recession.
FRBSF Economic Letter

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How do benefit adjustments for government transfer programs compare with their participants' inflation experiences?

The authors measure the inflation experienced by demographic groups that likely received benefits from major government transfer programs during the period 1980?2010. They then compare the group-specific inflation measures with the transfer programs? benefit adjustments, which are typically based on aggregate inflation. The extent to which the program benefits keep up with group inflation differs across the programs and their targeted groups, depending on both the ways in which the benefits are adjusted for price changes and the spending patterns of the various groups.
Economic Perspectives , Volume 35 , Issue Q IV

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Supplemental security income, welfare reform, and the recession

With Temporary Assistance for Needy Families providing less support during recessions than its predecessor safety net, Supplemental Security Income has become important for low-income families with children.
Communities and Banking , Issue Spring , Pages 20-21

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Refashioning my career with community in mind

Plans change. Elizabeth Hart was in law school preparing for further career development when she decided to launch an independent nonprofit organization to help women move from welfare to work. She's learned a lot along the way, and she uses that knowledge to support women and their families.
Communities and Banking , Issue Fall , Pages 22-23

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Do temporary jobs help low-skilled workers? : surprising data from Detroit

Because Detroit randomly assigns its welfare-to-work clients to different contractors ? some favoring temporary jobs, some not ? the researchers were able to uncover surprising data on whether temping helps the disadvantaged build careers.
Communities and Banking , Issue Fall , Pages 6-8

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Lessons from the income maintenance experiments: proceedings of a conference held at Melvin Village, New Hampshire, September 1986

Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 30 , Issue Sep

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A political scientist's view of the income maintenance experiments

Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 30 , Pages 206-217

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A sociologist's view of the income maintenance experiments

Conference Series ; [Proceedings] , Volume 30 , Pages 194-205

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