Tags: child care, gender wage gap, women in the workforce,
Tags: gender wage gap, women’s pay,
Marriage, Penalized: Does Social-Welfare Policy Affect Family Formation?, Institute for Family StudiesThe expanding reach of the welfare state means that a substantial share of lower-middle-class couples with children receive such aid—and many of these couples receive more generous support if they are unmarried. That’s especially the case if their total income as a cohabiting couple is not considered in determining their eligibility for assistance,...
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