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The Responses of Single Mothers to Welfare and Child Care Subsidy Programs under the New Welfare Reform Act

Resource Type: Administration for Children and Families/OPRE Projects
Principal Investigator(s): Tekin, Erdal; Blau, David M.;
Date Issued: 2000
Description: A comprehensive analysis of single mothers' employment, child care payment, welfare, and child care subsidy decisions in the new welfare environment, using a data set from the National Survey of America's Families. The study models the effects of wages, child care prices, welfare program rules, subsidy benefit, and reimbursement rates on single mothers' welfare participation, use of child care subsidies, employment, and child care payment decisions. The goal of the research is to better understand the barriers that discourage mothers from participating in welfare and child care subsidy programs.
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Research Scholar(s): Tekin, Erdal
Grantee(s)/ Contractor(s): University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Funder(s): United States. Child Care Bureau
Contact(s): Tekin, Erdal
Source: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Topics: Parents & Families > Parent/Family Practices and Structure > Families & Work

Policies > Child Care & Early Education Policies > Subsidies

Policies > Economic & Social Policies > Economic Security
Start Date: 09/30/2000
End Date: 09/29/2001
Project Type: Child Care Research Scholars
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