Cover: What Has Welfare Reform Accomplished?

What Has Welfare Reform Accomplished?

Impacts on Welfare Participation, Employment, Income, Poverty, and Family Structure

Published 2000

by Robert F. Schoeni, Rebecca Blank

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This paper evaluates the effectiveness of welfare reforms in the 1990s, investigating the effects of state-specific waivers in the early part of the decade and the 1996 federal reform legislation. The study analyzes a wide array of indicators.

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