Policy Briefs


IPR Policy Briefs

  • Vol. 1, Number 1 -- February 2002
    Fatherhood and Incarceration
    By Kathryn Edin, Timothy Nelson, and Rechelle Paranal
    Read the brief pdf icon (pdf)
  • Vol 1, Number 2 -- February 2002
    Denying Felons and Ex-Felons the Vote: The Political Consequences, Past and Future
    By Christopher Uggen and Jeff Manza
    Read the brief pdf icon (pdf)
  • Vol 1, Number 3 -- May 2002
    Poorer Outcomes for Children in Welfare-Sanctioned Families
    By P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Rebekah Levine Coley, Brenda J. Lohman, and Laura D. Pittman
    Read the brief pdf icon (pdf)

Illinois Families Study Briefs

  • Number 9, September 2005
    Who Gets Ahead? Work Profiles of Former Welfare Recipients in Illinois
    Read the brief pdf icon (pdf)
  • Number 8, October 2002
    Putting Food on the Table After Welfare Reform: What Protects Families from Food Insecurity?
    Read the brief pdf icon (pdf)
  • Number 7, October 2002
    Mental Health and Welfare Reform: What Facilitates Employment Among Those with Depression?
    Read the brief pdf icon (pdf)
  • No Work & No Welfare: Who Are These Families and How Do They Survive?
    Amy Bush Stevens and Lisa Altenbernd
    Read the brief pdf icon (pdf)
  • Trends in Homelessness & Housing Insecurity: Implications of Welfare Reform
    Alan Puckett, Lynette M. Renner, and Kristen Shook Slack
    Read the brief pdf icon (pdf)
  • The Importance of Transitional Benefits: Who Loses Medicaid and Food Stamps, and What Does It Mean for Staying Off Welfare?
    By Bong Joo Lee, Dan A. Lewis, and Amy Bush Stevens
    Read the brief pdf icon (pdf)
  • Identity, Work, and Parenting: Implications for Welfare Reform
    By Dan A. Lewis, Irene Carvalho, Bruce Nelson, and Amy Bush Stevens
    Read the brief pdf icon (pdf)
  • Welfare Reform & Health Insurance: How Parents Lose Out
    By Jane Holl, Amy Bush Stevens, and Kristen Shook Slack
    Read the brief pdf icon (pdf)
  • Trends in Health Insurance Coverage: Uneven Progress for Parents and Children in the Wake of Welfare Reform
    By Amy Bush Stevens
    Read the brief pdf icon (pdf)

Welfare, Children and Families: A Three City Study

  • Welfare Reform: What About the Children?
    By P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Rebekah Levine Coley, Brenda J. Lohman, and Laura D. Pittman
    Read the brief