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Temporary agency employment as a way out of poverty?

by David H. Autor

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Published by Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Economics in Cambridge, MA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementDavid Autor [and] Susan N. Houseman
SeriesWorking paper series / Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dept. of Economics -- working paper 05-25, Working paper (Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Economics) -- no. 05-25.
ContributionsHouseman, Susan N., 1956-, Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Economics
The Physical Object
Pagination38 p. :
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24641669M
OCLC/WorldCa64386159

Temporary Agency Employment as a Way out of Poverty? (David H. Autor and Susan N. Houseman) Upjohn Institute Working Papers () The high incidence of temporary agency employment among participants in government employment programs has catalyzed debate about whether these jobs help the poor transition into stable employment and out of poverty. Their combined citations are counted only for the first article. Book chapters authored by Upjohn Institute researchers, , Temporary agency employment as a way out of poverty? S Houseman. National Bureau of Economic Research Working Paper Series, The system can't perform the operation now. Try again later.

  An analysis of people in income poverty and the effect that moving from unemployment to employment has on their poverty status. Main findings show that in , 8% of people in employment were classified as being in “in-work poverty” with 70% of those leaving “in-work poverty” following an increase in their hourly pay. The factors behind moving out of poverty after gaining employment.   The idea that a good job is the best way out of poverty. Well, today's job report shows it's not that simple. The economy only ad jobs last month, which was below expectations.

5 Part One: Introduction The problem of poverty amongst working families has been the subject of increasing attention in recent years. The latest Monitoring Poverty and Social Exclusion report finds that 55% of families living in poverty have someone in work, File Size: 1MB.   The challenge of finding child care that is both trustworthy and affordable makes it all the more difficult for parents who are trying to work their way out of poverty. For families with employed mothers living in poverty and making child care payments, 36 percent of the family’s monthly income is spent on child care.


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The high incidence of temporary agency employment among participants in government employment programs has catalyzed debate about whether these jobs help the poor transition into stable employment and out of poverty. We provide direct evidence on this question through analysis of a Michigan welfare-to-work program in which program participants were randomly allocated across service providers.

Temporary Agency Employment as a Way out of Poverty. May Revised August The high incidence of temporary agency employment among participants in government employment programs has catalyzed debate about whether these jobs help the poor transition into stable employment and out of poverty.

We provide direct evidence on this question through. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Temporary Agency Employment as a Way out of Poverty. David Autor, Susan Houseman. NBER Working Paper No. Issued in November NBER Program(s):Labor Studies Program, Public Economics Program The high incidence of temporary agency employment among participants in government employment programs has catalyzed debate about whether these jobs help the poor.

Request PDF | Temporary Agency Employment as a Way Out of Poverty | As a consequence of the rapid growth of temporary agency employment in Germany, the debate on the remuneration of temporary. Downloadable (with restrictions). The high incidence of temporary agency employment among participants in government employment programs has catalyzed debate about whether these jobs help the poor transition into stable employment and out of poverty.

We provide direct evidence on this question through analysis of a Michigan welfare-to-work program in which program participants were randomly.

Get this from a library. Temporary Agency Employment as a Way out of Poverty?. [David Autor; Susan Houseman] -- The high incidence of temporary agency employment among participants in government employment programs has catalyzed debate about whether these.

Autor, David H., and Susan N. Houseman. "Temporary Agency Employment: A Way Out of Poverty?" In Working and Poor: How Economic and Policy Changes Are Affecting Low-Wage Workers, edited by Rebecca M.

Blank, Sheldon H. Danziger, and Robert F. Schoeni. The high incidence of temporary agency employment among participants in government programs has sparked debate about whether temporary agency jobs help the poor transition into stable employment and out of poverty or instead harm their long-term labor market outcomes.

Temporary Agency Employment as a Way out of Poverty. Upjohn Institute Staff Working Paper No. May Revised August The high incidence of temporary agency employment among participants in government employment programs has catalyzed debate about whether these jobs help the poor transition into stable employment and out of poverty.

Citation Autor, David H., and Susan N. Houseman. "Does Temporary Agency Employment Offer a Way Out of Poverty?" Focus 24(3) (Fall-Winter): Cited by: 1. Temporary Agency Employment as a Way out of Poverty. May Revised August David Autor MIT Department of Economics and NBER 50 Memorial Drive, E Cambridge, MA [email protected] Susan Houseman W.E.

Upjohn Institute for Employment Research S. Westnedge Ave. Kalamazoo, MI [email protected] by:   Working and Poor provides a valuable analysis of the role that public policy changes can play in improving the plight of the working poor. A comprehensive analysis of trends over the last twenty-five years, this book provides an invaluable reference for the public discussion of.

Stable employment is key for escaping poverty, which is why we work so hard to help our teens find it. But significant barriers to finding jobs stand in the way. But significant barriers to. Temporary agency employment as a way out of poverty. Paper presented at the National Poverty Center Conference on Working and Poor: How economic and policy changes are affecting low-wage workers, Washington, D.C.; MIT Department of Economics and NBER, Cambridge, Mass.; W.

Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, Kalamazoo, by:   This can allow millions of workers the opportunity to raise themselves and their families out of poverty.

We got a chance to see this story in practice in the boom of the late s, when the unemployment rate fell to its lowest levels in almost three decades, settling at a year-round average of four percent inthe peak year of the boom.

Temporary Agency Employment as a Way out of Poverty. David H. Autor and Susan N. Houseman Working but Poor: How Economic and Policy Changes are Affecting Low-Wage Workers, August Rebecca Blank, Sheldon Danziger, and Robert Schoeni (eds.) Women, War and Wages: The Effect of Female Labor Supply on the Wage Structure at Mid-Century.

Does temporary agency employment offer a way out of poverty. In the research summarized here, David Autor and Susan Houseman took advantage of a unique, multiyear policy “experiment”—the quotation marks are used to empha-size that the experiment was created by circumstance rather than by deliberate intention—to provide direct evi.

Education vs. Employment - A Way out of Poverty. June In book: Possibilities to Lessen the Trade-Off in Social, Employment and Education Policy in South-East Europe (pp). To tackle poverty, we must first distinguish between temporary and persistent spells Appeared in the Financial Post, Janu As the newly-elected federal government contemplates a national “poverty reduction strategy,” a better and more complete understanding of the state of poverty in Canada is needed.

Working and Poor provides a valuable analysis of the role that public policy changes can play in improving the plight of the working poor. A comprehensive analysis of trends over the last twenty-five years, this book provides an invaluable reference for the .out of poverty Key points • Incomes are dynamic, with households moving in and out of poverty over time, and policy and practice needs to reflect this.

• About a fifth of poverty is ‘recurrent’, where people escape from poverty only temporarily. • Having a job, and the conditions of that job, relates strongly toCited by: support for parental employment.

The main argument is that opportunities to earn, accrue assets, and escape poverty vary by gender, family circumstances and jurisdiction, even among these relatively similar countries.

Despite increases in female employment, some women are unable to work their way out of poverty because their earnings and assets are.