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ERIC Number: ED510093
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 40
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0195-5705
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.
Institute for Research on Poverty. Publications Department, 1180 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706-1393. Tel: 608-262-6358; Fax: 608-265-3119; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serial
Education Level: Two Year Colleges
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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