Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/160766
Authors: 
O'Connor, Inge
Smeeding, Timothy Michael
Year of Publication: 
1993
Series/Report no.: 
LIS Working Paper Series 94
Abstract: 
Compares the ability of prime-age, able-bodied workers in the U.S., Canada, Sweden, Netherlands, and the U.K. to keep themselves and their households out of poverty by working. The authors find that although the probability of being poor is smaller in households in which the head works full-year, full-time a substantial portion of poor households are working poor in all five countries.
Document Type: 
Working Paper
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