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The SSRC Library allows visitors to access materials related to self-sufficiency programs, practice and research. Visitors can view common search terms, conduct a keyword search or create a custom search using any combination of the filters at the left side of this page. To conduct a keyword search, type a term or combination of terms into the search box below, select whether you want to search the exact phrase or the words in any order, and click on the blue button to the right of the search box to view relevant results.

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The SSRC Library collection is constantly growing and new research is added regularly. We welcome our users to submit a library item to help us grow our collection in response to your needs.


  • Individual Author: Nicoli, Lisa Thiebaud ; Passarella, Letitia Logan; Born, Catherine E.
    Reference Type: Report
    Year: 2014

    In a previous brief profiling the Hispanic Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) population, we noted that two-thirds of all Hispanic TCA cases do not have an adult included in the assistance unit. This unusually high percentage of child-only cases warrants further investigation, so this brief focuses on child-only cases in the October 2011 caseload, comparing Hispanic and non-Hispanic child-only cases. (author abstract) 

    In a previous brief profiling the Hispanic Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) population, we noted that two-thirds of all Hispanic TCA cases do not have an adult included in the assistance unit. This unusually high percentage of child-only cases warrants further investigation, so this brief focuses on child-only cases in the October 2011 caseload, comparing Hispanic and non-Hispanic child-only cases. (author abstract) 

  • Individual Author: Nicoli, Lisa Thiebaud
    Reference Type: Conference Paper
    Year: 2013

    This presentation describes a study to examine differences between Hispanic child-only cases and non-Hispanic child-only cases in Maryland. 

    This presentation was given at the 2013 National Association of Welfare Research and Statistics (NAWRS) Annual Workshop.

    This presentation describes a study to examine differences between Hispanic child-only cases and non-Hispanic child-only cases in Maryland. 

    This presentation was given at the 2013 National Association of Welfare Research and Statistics (NAWRS) Annual Workshop.