The grim cycle of homelessness and unemployment

Having a job can be a crucial factor in being able to break free from the cycle of homelessness. But despite this well-known link, few studies have considered how homelessness affects people getting a job – and separate to this – keeping their job. My research finds that homeless people who are employed are significantly more likely to leave their job compared to the non-homeless people. My working paper examines data from Journeys Home, …

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