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The contributors to this book provide a provocative assessment of the effectiveness of various policies and practices designed to help disadvantaged segments of our population overcome the obstacles in their path to upward economic mobility.

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  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Copyright
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  1. Contents
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  1. Acknowledgments
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. 1 - Introduction
  2. p. 1
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  1. 2 Bringing Together Policymakers, Researchers, and Practitioners to Discuss Strategies for Improving Economic Mobility
  2. pp. 5-46
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  1. 3 Past Trends and Projections in Wages, Work, and Occupations in the United States
  2. pp. 47-60
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  1. 4 The Earned Income Tax Credit, Welfare Reform,and the Employment of Low-Skilled Single Mothers
  2. pp. 61-74
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  1. 5 Reflections on EconomicMobility and Policy
  2. pp. 75-84
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  1. 6 Helping Low-Wage Workers Persist in Education Programs
  2. pp. 85-106
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  1. 7 Financial Aid and Older Workers
  2. pp. 107-124
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  1. 8 Can Residential Mobility Programs Improve Human Capital?
  2. pp. 125-150
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  1. 9 What Might Improve the Employment and Advancement Prospects of the Poor?
  2. pp. 151-162
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  1. 10 What We Know About the Impacts of Workforce Investment Programs
  2. pp. 163-176
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  1. 11 Correctional Programs in the Age of Mass Incarceration
  2. pp. 177-196
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  1. 12 Comparing Apples to Oranges when Evaluating Community-Based Programs and Services
  2. pp. 197-209
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  1. The Authors
  2. pp. 211-212
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 213-225
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  1. About the Institute
  2. p. 227
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  1. Back Cover
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780880994460
Related ISBN
9780880993524
MARC Record
OCLC
501946580
Pages
227
Launched on MUSE
2013-01-01
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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