Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Measuring Welfare Reform

Posted: 8/30/2016 (CSDE in the News)

It’s been 20 years since the federal government overhauled the welfare system, ending some benefits and encouraging work by offering training and childcare funds. While the number of people relying on welfare has dropped, Jennifer Romich, CSDE Affiliate and Associate Professor of Social Welfare at UW, makes an important public point: there’s another way to assess this reform’s regional impact.

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