The Effect of Welfare Reform on Women's Marital Bargaining Power

Doctoral thesis English OPEN
Bird, Mia (2011)
  • Publisher: eScholarship, University of California
  • Subject: Public policy | gender | poverty | social safety net | welfare reform

Marital bargaining models predict changes in the policy environment that affect the relative well-being of husbands and wives in divorce will indirectly affect the distribution of power within marriage. This study estimates the effect of 1996 welfare reform policies on ... View more
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