Dynamics of income packaging: a 10-year longitudinal study.

@article{Zippay2002DynamicsOI,
  title={Dynamics of income packaging: a 10-year longitudinal study.},
  author={Allison L Zippay},
  journal={Social work},
  year={2002},
  volume={47 3},
  pages={291-300}
}
This article examines the methods and dynamics of packaging multiple sources of wage and nonwage income as a means of making ends meet over a 10-year period among a sample of displaced steelworkers who lost jobs as a result of plant closings in the 1980s and then experienced extensive downward mobility. The study tracked changes in the respondents' income and employment over a decade, the dynamics of their use of social services, their pooling of a variety of income sources, and the use of… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.

Citations

Publications citing this paper.

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…