Work, Welfare, and the Informal Economy: An Examination of Family Livelihood Strategies in Rural Pennsylvania. Working Paper by Tim Slack for the RUPRI Rural Poverty Research Center. February, 2006.

Work, Welfare, and the Informal Economy: An Examination of Family Livelihood Strategies in Rural Pennsylvania. Working Paper by Tim Slack for the RUPRI Rural Poverty Research Center. February, 2006.

Work, Welfare, and the Informal Economy: An Examination of Family Livelihood Strategies in Rural Pennsylvania

Drawing on data from a survey of family households in nonmetropolitan Pennsylvania, author Tim Slack of the RUPRI Rural Poverty Research Center examines how rural families combine participation in the formal labor market, government assistance programs, and informal economic activities (for cash, barter, and savings) to make ends meet.

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