Interim Status Report on Research on the Outcomes of Welfare Reform. Case Closures and Recidivism. Case Closures and Recidivism

06/01/1999

All grantees are using administrative data to study the reason for case closure, as shown in Figure A-2.  In addition, 9 of the 14 grantees are including survey questions about the recipients’ explanation for why the case closed.  Likewise, all grantees are using administrative data to study returns to TANF, with most grantees proposing survey questions about the reasons for such returns.

Case Closures and Recidivism.