Why Did the Welfare Rolls Fall During the 1990's? The Importance of Entry

by Jeffrey Grogger, Steven Haider, Jacob Alex Klerman


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Assesses how much of the welfare caseload decline of the 1990s resulted from a decrease in the number of people applying for welfare.

Originally published in: American Economic Review, v. 93, no. 2, May 2003, pp. 288-292.

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