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How different are welfare and working families?: And do those differences matter for children's achievement? [Preliminary conference draft]

Resource Type: Reports & Papers
Author(s): Duncan, Greg J.; Dunifon, Rachel E.; Doran, Morgan Ward; Yeung, Jean
Date Issued: 1998
Description: A comparison between families receiving Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) and middle class and low-socioeconomic working families in regard to mental health, time organization, household management, and financial expenditures, based on two longitudinal surveys, the National Survey of Families and Households and the Panel Study of Income Dynamics
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Source: Paper presented at the Family Process and Child Development in Low-Income Families conference of the Joint Center for Poverty Research, Chicago. Retrieved September 30, 2005, from http://www.jcpr.org/wpfiles/duncanwelwkfam.pdf (no longer accessible as of June 8, 2009)
Topics: Parents & Families

Parents & Families > Parent/Family Characteristics > Socioeconomic Status

Policies > Economic & Social Policies
Country: United States
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