ERIC Number: ED081991
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
The Impact of the Welfare System on Labor Supply and Family Stability: A Study of Female Heads of Families.
Honig, Marjorie Hanson
Study analyses relationship between proportion of the population receiving public assistance payments under the Aid to Families with Dependent Children program and the level of income available to recipients from the program relative to expected earnings. Results indicate statistically significant response of AFDC recipient rate (caseload/eligible population) to size of differential between AFDC stipend and average full-time earnings. Results indicate AFDC recipient rate will be increased for increases in the size of the AFDC payment relative to earnings, by two types of response: increase in the response from the eligible population, and increases in the eligible population itself due to desertions among husband-wife population related to level of AFDC income. (Author)
Descriptors: Child Welfare, Family (Sociological Unit), Fatherless Family, Females, Heads of Households, Labor Supply, Labor Utilization, Relationship, Welfare Recipients, Welfare Services
National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Va. 22151 (PB-201 127, MF $1.45, HC $3.00)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Manpower Administration (DOL), Washington, DC. Office of Research and Development.
Authoring Institution: Columbia Univ., New York, NY.
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Aid to Families with Dependent Children