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Job characteristics and the well-being of low-income adults and families

Date Added to Library: 
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 10:58
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high
Individual Author: 
Blocklin, Michelle
Alvira-Hammond, Marta
Hendra, Richard
Kleinman, Rebecca
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Place Published: 
Washington, D.C
Published Date: 
06/01/2018
Published Date (Date): 
Friday, June 1, 2018
Year: 
2018
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These PowerPoints are from the 2018 Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency (RECS). This session looked at the relationship between job characteristics and well-being. The presentations described variations in the employment characteristic of low-income families across racial and ethnic groups, findings from a literature review on the relationship between the psychosocial conditions of work and health or well-being, and potential impacts of employment on health and well-being in a context in which individuals were randomly assigned to work or non-work. Michelle Blocklin (Abt Associates) moderated this session. Various methodologies were used across the presentations. (Author introduction)

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