ERIC Number: ED510093
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Reference Count: N/A
Focus. Volume 26, Number 1, Summer-Fall 2008
Caspar, Emma, Ed.
Institute for Research on Poverty
The purpose of "Focus" is to provide coverage of poverty-related research, events, and issues, and to acquaint a large audience with the work of the Institute for Research on Poverty by means of short essays on selected pieces of research. This issue contains the following articles: (1) The new global labor market (Richard B. Freeman); (2) Improving individual success for community-college students (Susan Scrivener); (3) A primer on U.S. welfare reform (Robert Moffitt); (4) Rethinking the safety net: Gaps and instability in help for the working poor (Scott W. Allard); and (5) A longitudinal perspective on income inequality in the United States and Europe (Markus Gangl). Individual articles contain tables, figures and footnotes.
Descriptors: Poverty, Child Welfare, Labor Market, Foreign Countries, Welfare Services, Community Colleges, College Students, Success, Social Change, Income, Economic Factors, World Affairs, Employment, Global Approach, Internet, Developing Nations, Developed Nations, Low Income Groups, Program Effectiveness, Access to Education, Student Needs, Racial Differences, Age Differences, Gender Differences, High School Graduates, College Attendance, Immigrants, Thinking Skills, Student Participation, Job Skills, Outcomes of Education, Developmental Programs, English Instruction, Academic Persistence, Federal Programs, Social Services, Nonprofit Organizations, Nongovernmental Organizations, African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Whites, Financial Support, Delivery Systems, Mobility, Asian Americans, Cross Cultural Studies
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial
Education Level: Two Year Colleges
Sponsor: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation (DHHS)
Authoring Institution: University of Wisconsin-Madison, Institute for Research on Poverty
Identifiers - Location: United States
Identifiers - Laws, Policies, & Programs: Aid to Families with Dependent Children; Earned Income Tax Credit; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families