Are there returns to experience at low-skill jobs? Evidence from single mothers in the United States over the 1990s

Policy changes in the United States in the 1990s resulted in sizable increases in employment rates of single mothers. We show that this increase led to a large and abrupt increase in work experience for single mothers with young children. We then examine the economic return to this increase in exper...

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Volume: 16-255
Main Author: Looney, Adam
Manoli, Dayanand S
Format: Paper
Language: English
Place of publication: Kalamazoo, MI W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research 2016
published in: Upjohn Institute Working Paper Vol. 16-255
Data of publication: 2016
Online Access: Fulltext
Database: EconStor
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