TANF Reauthorization: Opportunities to Reduce Poverty by Improving Employment Outcomes
Publication Date: January 2002
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Coverage: United States
Reviews what is known regarding employment and earnings for families receiving and leaving welfare and offers specific recommendations for changes in the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) program to improve employment outcomes. This paper was prepared for a press briefing, "A Preview of Key Issues in Welfare Reform Reauthorization," cosponsored by the Center for Law and Social Policy and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities (CBPP), held on January 22, 2002.