Ann Stevens
UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, DAVIS. Professor, Department of Economics. Research examines the relationship between job loss and health; the causes and consequences of labor force non-participation; and returns to technical and vocational education.

Employment and Poverty

January 7, 2018

The Issue:

For the past two decades, U.S. anti-poverty policy has coalesced around the idea that work should be at the center of anti-poverty programs. Bi-partisan welfare reform in the 1990s focused on work requirements and time limits. The growth and popularity of the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), which increases ...
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