TANF in Rural America: Informing Re-authorization
Compares rural-urban differences in rates of poverty and welfare receipt. Suggests ways to improve TANF (Temporary Assistance for Needy Families) to reduce its limitations for rural families and help bring them out of poverty levels.
Leif Jensen, Marybeth J. Mattingly, Jessica A. Bean
Carsey School of Public Policy
Income support and assistance · Policy · Poverty · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data