Status Report on Research on the Outcomes of Welfare Reform, 2001. Organization of the Report


Chapter II summarizes the results and findings we have received from projects funded in FYs 1998, 1999, and 2000 that have not been reported in previous reports. Chapter III provides an overview of our FY 2001 research plan for welfare-outcomes funded projects. Chapter IV describes the current status and target completion dates of continuing projects funded by the targeted policy research appropriations in FYs 1998, 1999, and 2000. A listing of the Conclusions and Recommendations of the Panel on Data and Methods for Measuring the Effects on Changes in Social Welfare Programs is included in Appendix A. Appendix B includes a full discussion of administrative- and, where available, survey-data findings from the ASPE-funded grants to states and localities to study welfare leavers.