Research Report Welfare Reforms and Employment of Single Mothers
Are Rural Areas Keeping Pace?
Robert I. Lerman, Signe-Mary McKernan, Nancy M. Pindus
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Changes in social policies in the mid-1990s increased the penalties for not working and raised the rewards for working. These policies played a major role in stimulating employment among single mothers and the gains were approximately as high in nonmetro areas as in metro areas.
Research Areas Social safety net
Tags Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF)