Brief Jobs and Wages Up Sharply for Single Moms, Gains Especially High after Welfare Reform
Robert I. Lerman
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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.
Research Areas Economic mobility and inequality Education Wealth and financial well-being Families Workforce
Tags Workforce development Economic well-being Employment and income data Wages and nonwage compensation Income and wealth distribution Wages and economic mobility