Research Report Block Granting Welfare: Fiscal Impact on the States
Elizabeth T. Powers
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This paper estimates the fiscal impact on states had PRWORA been in effect from FYI 1987 FYI 1993 in order to predict future fiscal impact. The Contingency Fund receives special consideration. Among the conclusions: Some states are required to spend far more under TANF than they would under AFDC; others could drop funding significantly.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Social safety net
Tags Welfare and safety net programs