Single Motherhood, Employment, or Social Assistance: Why are U.S. Women Poorer than Women in Other Affluent Nations?
Publisher: Luxembourg: Luxembourg Income Study (LIS)
Subject: USA | Armut | Frauen | Alleinerziehende | Öffentliche Sozialleistungen
mesheuropmc: health care economics and organizations
U.S. women have higher poverty rates than women in other affluent nations. In this paper I attempt to explain this disparity by examining the effect of single motherhood, employment, and social assistance on women's poverty. With cross-national comparisons of quantitati... View more