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Welfare transfers in two-parent families

Hilary Williamson Hoynes

Welfare transfers in two-parent families

labor supply and welfare participation under AFDC-UP

by Hilary Williamson Hoynes

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Published by National Bureau of Economic Research in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Welfare recipients -- Employment -- United States -- Econometric models.,
  • Aid to families with dependent children programs -- Econometric models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHilary Williamson Hoynes.
    SeriesNBER working paper series -- working paper no. 4407, Working paper series (National Bureau of Economic Research) -- working paper no. 4407.
    ContributionsNational Bureau of Economic Research.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination51 p. :
    Number of Pages51
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22436259M

    Tamar Heller, in International Review of Research in Mental Retardation, C Changing Structure of the Family. Demographic trends affecting the family include an increase in primarily female-headed, single-parent families compared to the past generation (Masnick & Bane, ).Contributing factors are the high rates of divorce and the higher life expectancy of women versus their husbands. services that provide economic help to low-income families with children and to support the goals of reducing out-of-wedlock pregnancies and promoting two-parent families. The TANF block grant was created in the welfare reform law (P.L. ). At the federal level, TANF is administered by the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).

      American families are now less stable, with more children “born into or raised outside of intact families,” it said. Social Capital Project analysis of U.S. Census Bureau data In , the report states, 85% of children lived with two parents, compared with 70% in , when close to 10% lived with a divorced single parent and nearly 15%. Once idealized as one of Congress’ great compromises to alleviate poverty, TANF’s effectiveness has been on the decline since the program was established in the welfare reform bill. When it began, for every families in poverty, 68 received benefits. In , only 22 families .

      This is not a surprising finding. It is well established in the literature. Single-parent families have fewer resources than their two-parent counterparts. Our main contribution to the literature is our finding that family policies are beneficial for all families with children, and especially so for single-parent families. Longer parental leave.   Welfare receipt has also been linked to child maltreatment, as families who are receiving welfare or have received welfare in the past have been found to have higher levels of involvement with child welfare services than other families (Lindsey, , Pelton, , Berrick, b). 1 Paxson and Waldfogel, , Paxson and Waldfogel,


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Welfare transfers in two-parent families by Hilary Williamson Hoynes Download PDF EPUB FB2

This paper examines the effect of cash transfers and food stamp benefits on family labor supply and welfare participation among two-parent families.

The Aid to Families with Dependent Children-Unemployed Parent Program has provided cash benefits to two-parent households since Despite recent expansions, little is known about the program's. Get this from a library. Welfare transfers in two-parent families: labor supply and welfare participation under AFDC-UP.

[Hilary Williamson Hoynes; National Bureau of Economic Research.]. This paper examines the effect of cash transfers and food stamp benefits on family labor supply and welfare participation among two-parent families.

The Aid to Families with Dependent Children-Unemployed Parent Program has been providing cash benefits to two-parent households since and recent congressional action has increased its by: Downloadable (with restrictions). This paper examines the effect of cash transfers and food stamp benefits on welfare participation and the labor supply of husbands and wives in two-parent families.

The estimates are used to determine the magnitude of the work disincentive effects of the Aid to Families with Dependent Children Unemployed Parent (AFDC-UP) program, Welfare transfers in two-parent families book to simulate the effects of.

WELFARE TRANSFERS IN TWO-PARENT FAMILIES: LABOR SUPPLY AND WELFARE PARTICIPATION UNDER AFDC-UP. This paper examines the effect of cash transfers and food stamp benefits on family labor supply and welfare participation among two-parent families.

The Aid to Families with Dependent Children-Unemployed Parent Program has provided cash benefits to. Welfare Transfers in Two-Parent Families: Labor Supply and. This paper examines the effect of cash transfers and food stamp benefits on family labor supply and welfare participation among two-parent families.

The Aid to Families with Dependent Children--Unemployed Parent Program has provided cash benefits to two-parent. “Specifically, boys and girls raised in families with a household income in the 25th percentile [the bottom 25 percent] were much more likely to escape poverty as adults when they were raised in communities replete with two-parent families.” The study also looked at different markers of poverty, including incarceration.

Census data show that, five years after welfare overhaul, proportion of poor American children living in two-parent households is increasing, with. One contributor to family breakdown, which soon spread to the poor and working-class white family, may have been welfare expansion.

Cash welfare in meager form existed since4 and some welfare expansion took place during the Kennedy administration. But under Johnson’s Great Society, which began inbenefits became substantially.

The Family Support Act of required all states to provide AFDC in some forms to eligible two-parent families and to make serious efforts to establish paternity and to collect child support payments from absent fathers.

But as Joseph Hotz argued, the implementation of. One important study of census data in each state, recently presented to an audience of welfare experts at Harvard, concluded that among those most affected by the welfare changes -.

This paper examines the effect of cash transfers and food stamp benefits on welfare participation and the labor supply of husbands and wives in two-parent families. Downloadable. This paper examines the effect of cash transfers and food stamp benefits on family labor supply and welfare participation among two-parent families.

The Aid to Families with Dependent Children-Unemployed Parent Program has been providing cash benefits to two-parent households since and recent congressional action has increased its importance. Twenty years ago next month, Congress passed and President Clinton signed controversial legislation to replace Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) with the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) block grant program.

One of TANF’s main purposes is to increase the stability of two-parent families, but discussion tends to focus almost exclusively on single-parent families. Deborah A. Dawson, “Family Structure and Children’s Health and Well-Being: Data from the National Health Interview Survey on Child Health,” Journal of Marriage and Family.

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In general, studies on two-parent families have found modest but statistically significant effects of transfers on labor supply and welfare participation (see Moffitt ; Danziger, Haveman, and. The History of Welfare Reform: From Welfare Income Support to Work Programs for Welfare Families -- Historical Overview -- Work Programs for Two-Parent Unemployed Families -- Survey of State Work Programs Providing AFDC-UP -- Utah\'s Welfare Work Programs -- III.

It is no exaggeration to say that a stable, two-parent family is an American child’s best protection against poverty. Elaine Kamarck and William Galston, “Putting Children First: A Progressive Family Policy for the s,” whitepaper from the Progressive Policy Institute (Septem ), p.

Among two-parent recipient families, MFIP was responsible for a dramatic increase in marriage, primarily because of a reduction in divorce and separation: At the end of the third year of follow-up, 67 percent of MFIP two-parent families were still married, compared with percent of Aid to Families with Dependent Children (AFDC) recipients.().

Welfare Benefits, Economic Opportunities, and Out-of-Wedlock Births among (). Welfare Effects on Female Headship with Area Effects.” (). Welfare Transfers in Two Parent Families: Labor Supply and Welfare Participation Under AFDC-UP.” ().to support the goals of reducing out-of-wedlock pregnancies and promoting two-parent families.

The TANF block grant was created in the welfare reform law (P.L. ). At the federal level, TANF is administered by the Department of Health and Human Services.