Most Low-Income Parents Are Employed

Douglas-Hall, Ayana; Chau, Michelle M.

Despite low levels of unemployment, average household income has declined since 2000. The number of children living in low-income families has continued to rise. Programs that provide supports for low-income, working parents can increase income and child well-being.


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National Center for Children in Poverty
National Center for Children in Poverty, Columbia University
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June 11, 2010