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The CURA publications library is currently being digitized by the University of Minnesota Digital Conservancy. When the project is complete, the entire CURA publications library will be online and fully searchable. Unfortunately, during this process we are not able to honor individual requests for publications . Additionally, we no longer have physical copies of publications to send out.

New publications are digitized daily and the publications catalog on the CURA website is not automatically updated with links to scanned copies, so please search the CURA collection at the Digital Conservancy for the publications you are looking for:

Meeting the Basic Needs of the Working Poor.

Moscovice, Ira, William Craig, and Laura Pitt.

A sample of families from Hennepin County whose AFDC participation was terminated after new rules removed financial incentives to work was surveyed for two years in the 1980s. Topics included work, income, expenses, health care, and other family matters. The authors found little evidence of people returning to welfare. Only a subset of families had significant problems with health care insurance and day care.

Social Service Review
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The University of Chicago Press.
Supported by a grant from the National Center for Health Services Research and by funds from the Bush Foundation, the Minneapolis Foundation, Hennepin County, the Minnesota Department of Human Services, the Minnesota State Planning Agency, and the United
61 (3):420-431.
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