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NBER Working Papers by Rebecca M. Blank

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May 2008The Impact of Earnings Disregards on the Behavior of Low Income Families
with Jordan D. Matsudaira: w14038

Published: The Impact of Earnings Disregards on the Behavior of Low-Income Families Jordan D. Matsudaira, Rebecca M. Blank Article first published online: 10 OCT 2013 DOI: 10.1002/pam.21725 © 2013 by the Association for Public Policy Analysis and Management Issue Journal of Policy Analysis and Management Journal of Policy Analysis and Management Volume 33, Issue 1, pages 7–35, Winter 2014 citation courtesy of

December 2007Do State Laws Affect the Age of Marriage? A Cautionary Tale About Avoidance Behavior
with Kerwin Kofi Charles, James M. Sallee: w13667

Published: 2 “A Cautionary Tale About the Use of Administrative Data: Eviden ce from Age of Marriage Laws” (with Rebecca M. Blank and Kerwin Kofi Charles), American Economic Journal: Applied Microeconomics, 1(2), April 2009, pp. 128 - 149.

August 2006Exploring Gender Differences in Employment and Wage Trends Among Less-Skilled Workers
with Heidi Shierholz: w12494

Published: Blank, Rebecca M., Sheldon H. Danziger, and Robert F. Schoeni (eds.) Working and Poor: How Economic and Policy Changes Are Affecting Low-Wage Workers, National Poverty Center Series on Poverty and Public Policy. New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 2006.

June 2002Evaluating Welfare Reform in the United States
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Published: Rebecca M. Blank, 2002. "Evaluating Welfare Reform in the United States," Journal of Economic Literature, American Economic Association, vol. 40(4), pages 1105-1166, December. citation courtesy of

February 2002Can Equity and Efficiency Complement Each Other?
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Published: Blank, Rebecca M. "Can Equity And Efficiency Complement Each Other?" Labour Economics, September 2002, 9(4): 451-468 citation courtesy of

August 2001The Clinton Legacy for America's Poor
with David T. Ellwood: w8437

Published: Frankel, Jeffrey A. and Peter R. Orszag (eds.) American Economic Policy in the 1990s. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2002.

March 2000What has Welfare Reform Accomplished? Impacts on Welfare Participation, Employment, Income, Poverty, and Family Structure
with Robert F. Schoeni: w7627
April 1999When Can Public Policy Makers Rely on Private Markets? The Effective Provision of Social Services
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Published: Economic Journal, Vol. 110, no. 462 (March 2000): C34-C49. citation courtesy of

March 1999Financial Incentives for Increasing Work and Income Among Low-Income Families
with David Card, Philip K. Robins: w6998

Published: Finding Jobs: Work and Welfare Reform, Blank, Rebecca and David Card,eds., New York: Russell Sage, 2000.

December 1997What Causes Public Assistance Caseloads to Grow?
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Published: Blank, Rebecca. "What Causes Public Assistance Caseloads To Grow?," Journal of Human Resources, 2001, v36(1,Winter), 85-118. citation courtesy of

November 1994The Dynamics of Part-Time Work
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Published: (Published as "Labor Market Dynamics and Part-Time Work") Research in Labor Economics, Vol. 17, Pelachek, Solomom, ed., Greenwich, CT: JAI Press, 1998.

September 1994State Abortion Rates: The Impact of Policies, Providers, Politics, Demographics, and Economic Environment
with Christine C. George, Rebecca A. London: w4853

Published: Journal of Health Economics, Vol.15, pp.513-553, 1996. citation courtesy of

August 1993When Do Women Use AFDC & Food Stamps? The Dynamics of Eligibility vs. Participation
with Patricia Ruggles: w4429

Published: Journal of Human Resources, Vol.31, No.1, pp.57-89, Winter 1996.

April 1993Evaluating the Connection Between Social Protection and Economic Flexib ility
with Richard B. Freeman: w4338

Published:

Public Sector Growth and Labor Market Flexibility: The United States vs. The United Kingdom
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Published:

  • Rebecca M. Blank, 1994. "Public Sector Growth and Labor Market Flexibility: The United States versus the United Kingdom," NBER Chapters, in: Social Protection versus Economic Flexibility: Is There a Trade-Off?, pages 223-264 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
  • Social Protection vs. Economic Flexibility: Is There a Tradeoff? University of Chicago Press, 1994.

October 1991Why Were Poverty Rates So High in the 1980s?
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Published: Papadimitrious, Dimitri B. and Edward N. Wolff (eds.) Poverty and Prosperity in the US in the Late Twentieth Century. London: Macmillan Press, 1993.

October 1990Down and Out in North America: Recent Trends in Poverty Rates in the U.S. and Canada
with Maria J. Hanratty: w3462

Published: Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 107, No.1, pp. 233-254, Feb 1992

March 1989Recent Trends in Insured and Uninsured Unemployment: Is There an Explanation?
with David Card: w2871

Published: The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Vol. 106, no. 4, pp. 1157-89, November 1991 citation courtesy of

Recent Trends in Housing Conditions Among the Urban Poor
with Harvey S. Rosen: w2886

Published: Research in Urban Economics. (ed) Mark A Hughes, and Therese J McGuire. JAI Press: Greenwich, CT, 1990.

October 1987Why are Wages Cyclical in the 1970's?
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Published: Journal of Labor Economics, Vol. 8, No. 1, pp. 16-47, 1989. citation courtesy of

Disaggregating the Effect of the Business Cycle on the Distribution of Income
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Published: Economica, vol. 56, no. 2, pp141-163, May 1989. citation courtesy of

September 1986How Important is Welfare Dependence?
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Published: Journal of Public Economics. "Analyzing the Duration of Welfare Spells" Vol. 39, no. 3, pp. 245-273, August 1989.

February 1985Macroeconomics, Income Distribution, and Poverty
with Alan S. Blinder: w1567

Published: Blank, Rebecca M. and Alan S. Blinder. "Macroeconomics, Income Distribution, and Poverty," Fighting Poverty: What Works and What Does Not, Sdon Danziger (ed.) Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1986.

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