Brief Welfare Leavers Are Concentrated in Service and Clerical Jobs
Urban Institute
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Because welfare recipients tend to have less education and fewer skills than workers in general, they frequently move into jobs that require limited skill.
Research Areas Education Families Social safety net Workforce
Tags Workforce development Workplace and industry studies Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Welfare and safety net programs Economic well-being
Policy Centers Center on Labor, Human Services, and Population