IRP Discussion Papers - 1997

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The Effect of Welfare on Marriage and Fertility: What Do We Know and What Do We Need to Know?
[Abstract] [Full text: 167 KB]
Moffitt, R.A.
DP 1153-97. 1997. 64 pp.
Are Public Housing Projects Good For Kids?
[Abstract] [Full text: 79.5 KB]
Currie, J. and Yelowitz, A.
DP 1152-97. 1997. 37 pp.
Accounting for the Decline in AFDC Caseloads: Welfare Reform or Economic Growth?
[Abstract] [Full text: 132.5 KB]
Ziliak, J.P., Figlio, D.N., Davis, E.E., and Connolly, L.S.
DP 1151-97. 1997. 42 pp.
Perceived Fairness and Compliance with Child Support Obligations
[Abstract] [Full text: 102.5 KB]
Lin, I.
DP 1150-97. 1997. 33 pp.
The Impact of Recent Welfare Reforms on Labor Supply Behavior in New Zealand
[Abstract] [Full text: 160.5 KB]
Maloney, T.
DP 1149-97. 1997. 37 pp.
Credit Cards and the Poor
[Abstract] [Full text: 47.5 KB]
Bird, E.J., Hagstrom, P.A., and Wild, R.
DP 1148-97. 1997. 26 pp.
Has 'Welfare Dependency' Increased?
[Abstract] [Full text: 111 KB]
Gottschalk, P.
DP 1147-97. 1997. 76 pp.
Taxes and Transfers: A New Look at the Marriage Penalty
[Abstract] [Full text: 109.5 KB]
Dickert-Conlin, S. and Houser, S.
DP 1146-97. 1997. 52 pp.
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How Does Adolescent Fertility Affect the Human Capital and Wages of Young Women?
[Abstract] [Full text: 129.5 KB]
Klepinger, D., Lundberg, S., and Plotnick, R.
DP 1145-97. 1997. 38 pp.
Using Siblings to Investigate the Effects of Family Structure on Educational Attainment
[Abstract] [Full text: 88.5 KB]
Sandefur, G.D. and Wells, T.
DP 1144-97. 1997. 40 pp.
The Changing Economic Status of Disabled Women, 1982-1991: Trends and Their Determinants
[Abstract] [Full text: 82.5 KB]
Haveman, R., Holden, K., Wolfe, B., Smith, P., and Wilson, K.
DP 1143-97. 1997. 42 pp.
School Finance Reforms, Tax Limits, and Student Performance: Do Reforms Level Up or Dumb Down?
[Abstract] [Full text: 77.5 KB]
Downes, T.A. and Figlio, D.N.
DP 1142-97. 1997. 40 pp.
School Choice and Student Performance: Are Private Schools Really Better?
[Abstract] [Full text: 113.5 KB]
Figlio, D.N. and Stone, J.A.
DP 1141-97. 1997. 45 pp.
Family Structure, Substitute Care, and Educational Achievement
[Abstract] [Full text: 51.5 KB]
Prosser, W.R.
DP 1140-97. 1997. 23 pp.
Tax Rates and Work Incentives in the Social Security Disability Insurance Program: Current Law and Alternative Reforms
[Abstract] [Full text: 211.5 KB]
Hoynes, H.W. and Moffitt, R.
DP 1139-97. 1997. 44 pp.
Earnings of Black and White Youth and Their Relation to Poverty
[Abstract] [Full text: 70 KB]
Gleason, P.M. and Cain, G.G.
DP 1138-97. 1997. 30 pp.
Do Teens Make Rational Choices? The Case of Teen Nonmarital Childbearing
[Abstract] [Full text: 93.5 KB]
Haveman, R., Wolfe, B., Wilson, K., and Peterson, E.
DP 1137-97. 1997. 37 pp.
Public Policy and Health Care Choices of the Elderly: Evidence from the Medicare Buy-In Program
[Abstract] [Full text: 290 KB]
Yelowitz, A.S.
DP 1136-97. 1997. 47 pp.
Public Health Insurance and Private Savings
[Abstract] [Full text: 237.5 KB]
Gruber, J. and Yelowitz, A.
DP 1135-97. 1997. 46 pp.
Special Education and School Achievement: An Explanatory Analysis
[Abstract] [Full text: 228 KB]
Reynolds, A. and Wolfe, B.
DP 1134-97. 1997. 34 pp.
Physical Custody in Wisconsin Divorce Cases, 1980-1992
[Abstract] [Full text: 298 KB]
Brown, P., Melli, M., and Cancian, M.
DP 1133-97. 1997. 52 pp.
Shifts in U.S. Relative Wages: The Role of Trade, Technology, and Factor Endowments
[Abstract] [Full text: 206.5 KB]
Baldwin, R.E. and Cain, G.G.
DP 1132-97. 1997. 71 pp.
Uninsured Spells of the Poor: Prevalence and Duration
[Abstract] [Full text: 93 KB]
McBride, T.D.
DP 1131-97. 1997. 35 pp.
Patterns of Child Support Compliance in Wisconsin
[Abstract] [Full text: 54 KB]
Meyer, D.R. and Bartfeld, J.
DP 1130-97. 1997. 21 pp.
Duration of Public Assistance Receipt: Is Welfare a Trap?
[Abstract] [Full text: 129 KB]
Sandefur, G. and Cook, S.
DP 1129-97. 1997. 34 pp.
Welfare Reform and the Labor Market: Earnings Potential and Welfare Benefits in California, 1972-1994
[Abstract] [Full text: 103 KB]
Brady, P. and Wiseman, M.
DP 1128-97. 1997. 34 pp.
An Empirical Analysis of Income Dynamics among Men in the PSID: 1968-1989
[Abstract] [Full text: 365 KB]
Geweke, J. and Keane, M.
DP 1127-97. 1997. 88 pp.
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The Chicago Child-Parent Centers: A Longitudinal Study of Extended Early Childhood Intervention
[Abstract] [Full text: 95 KB]
Reynolds, A. J.
DP 1126-97. 1997. 41 pp.
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Family Structure, Early Sexual Behavior, and Premarital Births
[Abstract] [Full text: 234 KB]
Wu, L. L. , Cherlin, A. J., and Bumpass, L. L.
DP 1125-97. 1997. 35 pp.
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Decreasing Opportunities for Low-Wage Workers: The Role of the Nondiscrimination Law for Employer-Provided Health Insurance
[Abstract] [Full text: 249 KB]
Wolaver, A. M., McBride, T. D., and Wolfe, B. L.
DP 1124-97. 1997. 61 pp.
Shifting Family Definitions: The Effect of Cohabitation and Other Nonfamily Household Relationships on Measures of Poverty
[Abstract] [Full text: 63.5 KB]
Bauman, K.
DP 1123-97. 1997. 26 pp.
Customer Discrimination and Employment Outcomes for Minority Workers
[Abstract] [Full text: 112 KB]
Holzer, H. J. and Ihlanfeldt, K. R.
DP 1122-97. 1997. 41 pp.
Correlates of Poverty and Participation in Food Assistance Programs among Hispanic Elders in Massachusetts
[Abstract] [Full text: 134 KB]
Falcón, L. M., Tucker, K., and Bermudez, O.
DP 1121-97. 1997. 48 pp.
Nutritional Consequences of Food Insecurity in a Rural New York State County
[Abstract] [Full text: 52 KB]
Frongillo, E. A. Jr., Olson, C. M., Rauschenbach, B. S, and Kendall, A.
DP 1120-97. 1997. 21 pp.
Why do small establishments hire fewer blacks than large ones?
[Abstract] [Full text: 63 KB]
Holzer, H. J.
DP 1119-97. 1997. 22 pp.
Will Extending Medicaid to Two-Parent Families Encourage Marriage?
[Abstract] [Full text: 132 KB]
Yelowitz, A. S.
DP 1118-97. 1997. 45 pp.
The Effect of the 1981 Welfare Reforms on AFDC Participation and Labor Supply
[Abstract] [Full text: 372 KB]
Smith, P. A.
DP 1117-97. 1997. 50 pp.