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Source: Consumer Interests Annual
Resulting in 4 citations.
1. Koonce, Joan
Mauldin, Teresa A.
Rupured, A. Michael
Parazo, Justice
Working Poor: Research, Outreach, and Public Policy
Consumer Interests Annual 46 (2000).
Also: http://www.consumerinterests.org/public/articles/working.PDF
Cohort(s): NLSY79
Publisher: American Council on Consumer Interests (ACCI)
Keyword(s): Benefits; Benefits, Fringe; Earnings; Economic Well-Being; Employment; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF); Wages; Welfare

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This panel discussion provided background information about a sample of working poor, working near-poor and working non-poor from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth Data (79) and information about fringe benefits available from their employers. Ideas for moving the working poor to self-sufficiency and resources related to the Workforce Investment Act of 1998 were also discussed.
Bibliography Citation
Koonce, Joan, Teresa A. Mauldin, A. Michael Rupured and Justice Parazo. "Working Poor: Research, Outreach, and Public Policy." Consumer Interests Annual 46 (2000).
2. Kowaleski-Jones, Lori
Brown, Barbara B.
Fan, Jessie X.
Smith, Ken R.
Zick, Cathleen D.
Youth Energy Balance: Evaluating Family and Economic Trajectories
Consumer Interests Annual 52 (2006): 367-368.
Also: http://www.consumerinterests.org/files/public/Jones_YouthEnergyBalanceEvaluatingFamilyandEconomicTrajectories.pdf
Cohort(s): NLSY79, NLSY79 Young Adult
Publisher: American Council on Consumer Interests (ACCI)
Keyword(s): Body Mass Index (BMI); Child Health; Family Background; Family Income; Health Factors; Intergenerational Patterns/Transmission; Mothers; Mothers, Height; Weight

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We use the 2004 release of Young Adult data from National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 (NLSY79) to explore the relationships among maternal BMI, family income, family background variables and youth overweight and healthy behaviors.
Bibliography Citation
Kowaleski-Jones, Lori, Barbara B. Brown, Jessie X. Fan, Ken R. Smith and Cathleen D. Zick. "Youth Energy Balance: Evaluating Family and Economic Trajectories." Consumer Interests Annual 52 (2006): 367-368.
3. Marlowe, Julia
A Family Economic Self Sufficiency Measure
Consumer Interests Annual 42 (1996): 205-206
Cohort(s): NLSY79
Publisher: American Council on Consumer Interests (ACCI)
Keyword(s): Family Formation; Family Studies; Welfare

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Policy makers and researchers commonly set family economic self-sufficiency as a goal for welfare recipients, but the term is often not defined. The most common definition--not receiving welfare--is too narrow. A more inclusive measure of self sufficiency is needed if researchers are to predict which young persons will become economically self-sufficient adults. To that end, a measure which can be used to research this topic is proposed in this paper
Bibliography Citation
Marlowe, Julia. "A Family Economic Self Sufficiency Measure." Consumer Interests Annual 42 (1996): 205-206.
4. Zagorsky, Jay L.
Does Smoking Harm Wealth as Much as Health?
Consumer Interests Annual 50 (2004): 108-116.
Also: http://www.consumerinterests.org/files/public/Zagorsky_Does_Smoking_Harm_Wealth.pdf
Cohort(s): NLSY79
Publisher: American Council on Consumer Interests (ACCI)
Keyword(s): Cigarette Use (see Smoking); Smoking (see Cigarette Use); Wealth

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This research investigates the effect of smoking on an individual/s financial situation. Theoretically there are only three possible effects; smoking reduces wealth, smoking increases wealth and smoking has no effect. Using wealth and smoking data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979 cohort, this research shows that the typical nonsmokers' net worth is roughly 50% higher than light smokers and roughly twice the level of heavy smokers. Regression results which account for demographic differences between smokers and non-smokers also find a statistically significant negative relationship between net worth and smoking.
Bibliography Citation
Zagorsky, Jay L. "Does Smoking Harm Wealth as Much as Health?" Consumer Interests Annual 50 (2004): 108-116.