Are We Understanding the Impact of Economic Conditions on Welfare Rolls?

In this paper, we argue that welfare participation is more sensitive to economic conditions than previously believed. Why? Prior research focused on short-term economic fluctuations and ignored differences between high- and low-skilled workers. As welfare reform is long-term (i.e., permanent) it mak...

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Volume: 5
Main Author: McKinnish, Terra
Black, Dan A
Format: Journal Article
Language: English
Place of publication: The Centre for Labour Market Research (CLMR), Curtin Business School 2002
published in: Australian Journal of Labour Economics (AJLE) Vol. 5; no. 4; pp. 489 - 505
Data of publication: 2002
Series: Australian Journal of Labour Economics (AJLE)
Online Access: available in Bonn?
Database: RePEc IDEAS
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