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Work Requirements in the Safety Net and the Challenges of Implementation

Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach

Ron Haskins

In this webinar, Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach of the Institute for Policy Research and Ron Haskins of the Brookings Institution discuss work requirements in safety net programs and the challenges of successful implementation of these policies. They examine issues with the rollout and funding of implementations, how the policies should be evaluated, potential tradeoffs, and other considerations for current and proposed safety net policies conditioned on work and related activities.


Economic Support, Employment, Low-Wage Work, Means-Tested Programs, Social Insurance Programs


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