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Do mandates matter? The effects of a manate to enter a welfare-to-work program

Publisher: Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation

Published At: New York, NY

Date Published: 2000

Distributor: Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation

Source City/State/Zip: New York NY

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: Policy Maker

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 23 p.

Subjects: Welfare Services; Welfare Recipients

Abstract:
This report uses data from two welfare-to-work programs in Riverside, CA, and Grand Rapids, MI, to show that requirements to participate in mandatory welfare-to-work programs result in increased employment and earnings and reduced use of welfare income.

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