Welfare Reform and Abortion

Published in: Welfare, the Family, and Reproductive Behavior: Research Perspectives / Robert A. Moffitt, editor (Washington, D.C.: National Academy Press, 1998), Chapter 5, p. 98-133

Posted on RAND.org on January 01, 1998

by Jacob Alex Klerman

This chapter has considered the likely effects of the Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act of 1996 on abortion and the research considerations in exploring that issue.

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