Research Report Assessing the New Federalism--Eight Years Later
Olivia Golden
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Dramatic changes have occurred in the experience of low-income families, those who have been on welfare and those who haven't, since the mid-1990s. Assessing the New Federalism: Eight Years Later synthesizes much of what we've learned so far through intensive research, including a national survey of 40,000 American families, case studies, budgetary analysis, and a database of evolving state welfare rules. These findings offer a comprehensive picture of those leaving welfare and answer such questions as how many people recently off welfare are working and for how many hours.
Research Areas Health and health care Children and youth Immigrants and immigration
Tags Medicaid and the Children’s Health Insurance Program  Immigrant access to the safety net State Children's Health Insurance Program Medicare Economic well-being