TITLE

How Government Assistance Affects Income

AUTHOR(S)
Golan, Elise; Nord, Mark
PUB. DATE
January 1998
SOURCE
FoodReview;Jan-Apr98, Vol. 21 Issue 1, p2
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Examines the effect of government assistance on income in the United States. Percentage of national household income from government assistance programs in US; Importance of employment income to specific groups; Indication that welfare assistance increases income. INSETS: Sources of Income;Defining a Household.
ACCESSION #
1228540

 

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