Session 82:
Social and Demographic Effects of Welfare Reform (TANF) Ten Years After Enactment of PRWORA

Friday, March 31
10:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Emerald Bay
Level 3

Chair: Robert Moffitt, Johns Hopkins University
Discussant: V. Joseph Hotz, University of California, Los Angeles

  1. Trajectories of Birth, Welfare and Dropout: A Difference-in-Differences Approach to Evaluating Welfare ReformLingxin Hao, Johns Hopkins University

  2. The Effect of Welfare and Child Support Policies on Maternal HealthJean T. Knab, Princeton University; Sara McLanahan, Princeton University

  3. Personal Responsibilities Before and After Reform: How Poor Mothers Manage Welfare, Jobs, and FamilyJudith A. Levine, University of Chicago

  4. Did Welfare Reform Affect Births among Low-Skilled Immigrants?Kosali I. Simon, Cornell University; Felicia T. Yang, Cornell University

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