Welfare Reform and Children: A Synthesis of Impacts in Five States The Project on State-Level Child Outcomes

Research BriefPoverty & Economic Well-beingMar 1 2004



Kristin Anderson Moore, Ayelish McGarvey, Sharon M. McGroder, Lisa A. Gennetian, Pamela A. Morris, Christine Ross, and Erik Beecroft were also authors on this publication.

This report focuses on the question of whether and how pilot welfare reform programs launched in five states–Connecticut, Florida, Indiana, Iowa, and Minnesota–affected children’s developmental outcomes.