Working off of welfare
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Working off of welfare prospects and policies for self-sufficiency of women heading families by David T. Ellwood

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Published by University of Wisconsin--Madison in [Madison] .
Written in English



  • United States.


  • Welfare recipients -- Employment -- United States.

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Edition Notes

StatementDavid T. Ellwood.
SeriesDiscussion paper / Institute for Research on Poverty ;, no. 803-86, Discussion papers (University of Wisconsin--Madison. Institute for Research on Poverty) ;, 86-803.
LC ClassificationsHV91 .E458 1986
The Physical Object
Pagination37 p. ;
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2152367M
LC Control Number88622012

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