In 2010, the year for the data estimates, the federal poverty threshold was $11,344 for a single adult and $17,552 for a family of three with one child. Twice the poverty level was $22,688 for a single adult and $35,104 for a family of three ( http://www.census.gov/hhes/www/poverty/data/threshld/ ). Unless specified otherwise, statistics are ba
Education and Employment of Disconnected Low-Income Men. Low-Income Men Have Less Personal Income to Contribute to Their Families
The target population for these briefs is defined by the income of the family in which they live. The exact income that puts these men into the low-income category depends on the size of the family and the income of all of its members. Personal income is the income earned or otherwise received by the individual low-income man.
Education and Employment of Disconnected Low-Income Men. Low-Income Men Are More Likely to Be Unemployed and Underemployed
Employment status can be measured in a number of ways. This brief uses several definitions for a more complete picture of low-income men’s connections to work. In addition to the official unemployment rate, we examine men’s participation in the labor force and their engagement in part-time work.
Education and Employment of Disconnected Low-Income Men. Low Educational Attainment Disadvantages Low-Income Men
We present data on the educational attainment of low-income men and compare them with men who live in families with incomes above 200 percent of FPL (or “higher-income men”). While this brief primarily focuses on men without postsecondary degrees, we begin by examining the spectrum of educational disparities for men across the income distribut
By: Pamela Winston Abstract
Moving People from Welfare to Work. Lessons from the National Evaluation of Welfare-to-Work Strategies.
Submitted by: Gayle Hamilton Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation Submitted to: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Administration for Children and Families Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation