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DeFina, Robert; Hannon, Lance – Crime & Delinquency, 2013
During the past 30 years, U.S. poverty has remained high despite overall economic growth. At the same time, incarceration rates have risen by more than 300%, a phenomenon that many analysts have referred to as mass incarceration. This article explores whether the mass incarceration of the past few decades impeded progress toward poverty reduction.…
Descriptors: Poverty, Institutionalized Persons, Correctional Institutions, Crime
Danziger, Sheldon H., Ed. – 1999
This book contains 10 papers on three key questions regarding the effects of the 1996 Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act (PRWORA), which ended the Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) program: why welfare caseloads are falling; how welfare recipients are faring; and how the states are responding to changing…
Descriptors: Business Cycles, Client Characteristics (Human Services), Economic Climate, Employed Women
Willadsen, Thomas C. – 1987
This report analyzes the distribution of immigrants in Neighborhood Development Areas (NDAs) and other Community Districts of New York, New York based on the 1980 U.S. Census. A Community District is designated as an NDA by the Community Development Agency (CDA) if more than 20,000 of its residents are recipients of Aid to Families with Dependent…
Descriptors: Census Figures, Community Development, Ethnic Groups, Immigrants
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Lewis, Gordon H.; Morrison, Richard J. – Evaluation Review, 1990
This paper explores interactions between social welfare programs and associated supportive taxation programs. Focus was on the effect of one program on another, effects of one program on a set of other programs, effects of tax and benefit reduction rates, and effects of interacting programs on the governments that create/maintain them. (TJH)
Descriptors: Agency Cooperation, Computer Software, Family Programs, Federal Aid
Bell, Stephen H.; And Others – 1995
This monograph critiques the many nonexperimental impact estimation approaches that have been based on external comparison groups. It proposes an approach to evaluating employment and training (E&T) programs that calls for using the group of individuals who apply to a program but then choose not to participate in that program as an…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Data Analysis, Employment Programs, Evaluation Research