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Transitions Off Welfare: An Examination of Demographic, Socioeconomic, and Motivational Predictors.

Author: 
Stellmack, Amy L., Connie R. Wanberg, and John Kammeyer-Mueller.

This article reports on a three-wave longitudinal study of 1,071 female Minnesota Family Investment Program (MFIP) recipients to identify predictors of welfare outcomes in the context of the 1996 federal welfare reform act. In addition to the demographic and socioeconomic variables that typically have been examined in the welfare literature, the authors examined motivational variables (i.e., achievement motivation and goal commitment) that have been touted as important by the popular press and in qualitative studies, but that have never been systematically measured.

Journal: 
Industrial Relations
Publication date: 
2003
Publisher: 
Oxford, United Kingdom: Blackwell Publishing.
Sponsor: 
Supported in part by a grant from the Faculty Interactive Research Program (FIRP) at the Center for Urban and Regional Affairs (CURA), University of Minnesota.
Pages: 
(42) 4: 623-649.
Online availability
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CURA call number: 
S2003-5