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Kristin Seefeldt's Select Publications

Books

Seefeldt, Kristin, and John Graham. 2013. America’s Poor and the Great Recession. Bloomington : Indiana University Press. Abstract. Public Access.

Seefeldt, Kristin. 2008. Working after welfare: how women balance jobs and family in the wake of welfare reform. Kalamazoo: W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.

Journal Articles

Kim, Huiyun, Sarah Burgard, and Kristin Seefeldt. Forthcoming. "Housing assistance and housing insecurity: A study of renters in southeastern Michigan in the wake of the great recession." Social Service Review.

Seefeldt, Kristin. Forthcoming. "Waiting it out: Time, action, and the process of securing benefits." Qualitative Social Work. DOI. Abstract.

Danziger, Sandra K., Sheldon H. Danziger, Kristin Seefeldt, and H. Luke Shaefer. 2016. "From Welfare to a Work-Based Safety Net: An Incomplete Transition." Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 35(1): 231-238. DOI. Abstract.

Danziger, Sandra K., Sheldon H. Danziger, Kristin Seefeldt, and H. Luke Shaefer. 2016. "Increasing Work Opportunities and Reducing Poverty Two Decades after Welfare Reform." Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 35(1): 241-244. DOI.

Seefeldt, Kristin, and Heather Sandstrom. 2015. "When There Is No Welfare: The Income Packaging Strategies of Mothers Without Earnings or Cash Assistance Following an Economic Downturn." Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences, 1(1): 139-158. Abstract. Public Access.

Seefeldt, Kristin. 2015. "Constant Consumption Smoothing, Limited Investments, and Few Repayments: The Role of Debt in the Financial Lives of Economically Vulnerable Families." Social Service Review, 89(2): 263-300. DOI. Abstract.

Guzman, T., M. Pirog, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2013. "Social Policy: What Have We Learned?" Policy Studies Journal, 41: S53-S70. DOI. Abstract.

Burgard, Sarah, Lucie Kalousova, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2012. "Perceived job insecurity and health: the Michigan recession and recovery study." Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 54(9): 1101-1106. DOI. Abstract.

Burgard, Sarah, Kristin Seefeldt, and Sarah W. Zelner (Johnson). 2012. "Housing Instability and Health: Findings from the Michigan Recession and Recovery Study." Social Science and Medicine, 75(12): 2215-2224. DOI. Abstract.

Seefeldt, Kristin. 2007. "When work is not enough: State and federal policies to support needy workers." Social Service Review, 81(2): 357-360.

Phinney, Robin, Sheldon H. Danziger, Harold Pollack, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2007. "Housing Instability among Current and Former Welfare Recipients." American Journal of Public Health, 97(5): 832-837. DOI. Abstract.

Cadena, Brian, Sheldon H. Danziger, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2006. "Measuring state welfare policy changes: Why don't they explain caseload and employment outcomes?" Social Science Quarterly, 87(4): 808-817. DOI. Abstract.

Danziger, Sheldon H., L.J. Turner, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2006. "Failing the Transition from Welfare to Work: Women Chronically Disconnected from Employment and Cash Welfare." Social Science Quarterly, 87(2): 227-249. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Pollack, Harold, Sheldon H. Danziger, Rukmalie Jayakody, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2002. "Drug Testing Welfare Recipients -- False Positives, False Negatives, Unanticipated Opportunities." Women's Health Issues, 12(1): 23-31. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Pollack, Harold, Sheldon H. Danziger, Rukmalie Jayakody, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2002. "Substance Use Among Welfare Recipients: Trends and Policy Responses." Social Service Review, 76(2): 256-274. DOI. Abstract.

Chapters

Cadena, Brian, Sheldon H. Danziger, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2008. "The Dynamics of Food Stamp Receipt after Welfare Reform." In Income Volatility and Food Assistance edited by D. Joliffe and J. Ziliak. Kalamazoo, MI: Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.

Seefeldt, Kristin, Sheldon H. Danziger, and Sandra K. Danziger. 2003. "Michigan's welfare system." In Michigan at the Millennium edited by C. Ballard, et al.. 351-370. Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press.

Waldfogel, Jane, Sandra K. Danziger, Sheldon H. Danziger, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2001. "Welfare Reform and Lone Mother's Employment in the U.S." In Lone Parents, Employment and Social Policy: Cross National Comparisons edited by J. Millar and K. Rowlingson. Pp. 37-60. Bristol, UK: Policy Press.

Danziger, Sandra K., Mary E. Corcoran, Sheldon H. Danziger, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2000. "Barriers to the Employment of Welfare Recipients." In Prosperity for All? The Economic Boom and African Americans edited by R. Cherry and W. Rodgers. Pp. 245-278. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

PSC Reports

Burgard, Sarah, Lucie Kalousova, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2012. "Perceived Job Insecurity and Health: The Michigan Recession and Recovery Study." PSC Research Report No. 12-750. 1 2012. Abstract. PDF.

Burgard, Sarah, Kristin Seefeldt, and Sarah W. Zelner (Johnson). 2012. "Housing Instability and Health: Findings from the Michigan Recession and Recovery Study." PSC Research Report No. 12-749. 1 2012. Abstract. PDF.

Seefeldt, Kristin, and Pamela Smock. 2004. "Marriage on the Public Policy Agenda: What Do Policy Makers Need to Know from Research?" PSC Research Report No. 04-554. 3 2004. Abstract. PDF.