Welfare Reforms and Employment of Single Mothers are Rural Areas Keeping Pace?
Rural America, Vol. 16, No. 3, 2001
Posted: 24 Jan 2013
Date Written: December 1, 2001
Changes in social policies in the mid-1990s increased the penalties for not working and raised the rewards for working. These policies played a major role in stimulating employment among single mothers and the gains were approximately as high in nonmetro areas as in metro areas.
Keywords: Employment, Poverty and Safety Net
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