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Welfare use among children living with grandparents

Brandon, Peter


Considerable increases in the numbers of children living with grandparents have prompted concerns over their economic well-being and grandparents' use of welfare programs. Using data from the Survey of Income and Program Participation, I profile the economic well-being of children living with grandparents and estimate the likelihood of receiving two welfare programs: Food stamps and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF). Findings suggest that identifying the exact living arrangements...[Show more]

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Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Population Research and Policy Review
DOI: 10.1007/s11113-005-4437-y


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