What is welfare reform doing for teenagers? (FYI).
Teenage women in the post-welfare reform era are less likely than their counterparts of two decades ago ever to have received welfare, and they have better outcomes related to welfare use, according to according to
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3. analyses of data from the 1979 and 1997 rounds of the National Longitudinal lon·gi·tu·di·nal
Running in the direction of the long axis of the body or any of its parts. Survey of Youth. (1) For example, 5% of 19-year-old women in the later survey whose family background placed them at high risk of going on welfare reported any welfare receipt, compared with 10% of similarly disadvantaged This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims.
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This article has been tagged since September 2007. young women participating in the earlier survey. The proportions who had ever given birth were 19% and 28%, respectively; 16% of those surveyed in 1997, but 26% of those surveyed in 1979, had dropped out of school. Furthermore, teenage mothers are now less likely to receive welfare or to live with a spouse, and are more likely to live with at least one parent, than were young mothers in the late 1970s. The analysts caution that "establishing definitively that welfare reform is responsible for these changes will require further investigation."
(1.) Kaestner R, Korenman S and O'Neill J, Has welfare reform changed teenage behaviors? Working Paper, New York New York, state, United States
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