How Did the 2001 Recession Affect Single Mothers?

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How Did the 2001 Recession Affect Single Mothers?

January 12, 2005

Abstract

The weakening economy and job losses after late 2000 posed a tough challenge for welfare reform's employment strategy. This issue of the Single Parent's Earnings Monitor finds that single mothers retained most of their post-welfare reform gains in employment and wages through the 2001-2003 recession.

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