Moving People from Welfare to Work. Lessons from the National Evaluation of Welfare-to-Work Strategies.. Relative Impacts: Which types of programs are generally most effective?
Employment-focused programs generally had larger effects on employment and earnings than did education-focused programs. Figure 6 presents all 11 NEWWS programs' impacts on earnings, that is, the differences between the program and control groups' earnings in each site. As shown, three of the four employment-focused programs produced large