Session 117:
Policy and the Family

Friday, March 31
2:30 PM - 4:20 PM
Santa Anita C
Lobby Level

Chair: Michael Wiseman, George Washington University
Discussant: Sanders Korenman, City University of New York at Baruch

  1. First-Year Maternal Employment, Parenting, and Child Outcomes in Single-Mother Families: Evidence from the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing StudyLawrence M. Berger, University of Wisconsin at Madison; Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Columbia University; Christina Paxson, Princeton University; Jane Waldfogel, Columbia University

  2. Were the Assumptions behind Welfare Reform Right?: Comparing Recipients’ Attitudes and Experience Pre- and Post-PRWORAJudith A. Levine, University of Chicago

  3. The Effect of Specific Welfare Policies on PovertySigne-Mary McKernan, Urban Institute; Caroline Ratcliffe, Urban Institute

  4. Welfare Reform and Young Child Health and BehaviorCynthia A. Osborne, University of Texas at Austin

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