Jobs and Wages Up Sharply for Single Moms, Gains Especially High after Welfare Reform

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Jobs and Wages Up Sharply for Single Moms, Gains Especially High after Welfare Reform

July 25, 2001

Abstract

Since 1994, the share of single mothers with jobs-the employment rate-increased by 25 percent while the unemployment rate for single mothers fell by about half, according to this first installment of the Single Parents' Earnings Monitor.

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