ISSUES IN FOOD ASSISTANCE - REFORMING WELFARE: WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR RURAL AREAS?

The Personal Responsibility and Work Opportunity Reconciliation Act dramatically altered the social safety net for poor Americans, including the 7 million people living in poverty in nonmetro areas. This issue brief examines evidence from recent research about rural-urban differences in welfare reform impacts on program participation, employment, earnings, and poverty and assesses how well welfare reform is working in rural areas.


Issue Date:
Jun 01 2002
Publication Type:
Report
Language:
English
Total Pages:
6
Series Statement:
Food Assistance and Nutrition Research Report Number 26-4




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