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IWPR Publication

Latinas and Social Security
by Jeff Hayes, Ph.D., Youngmin Yi, Heather Berg (April 2011)

Social Security is a crucial source of income for many Americans. This is particularly true for women and people of color, who tend to have fewer alternative sources of income, experience higher poverty rates, and earn less on average throughout their working years (Hartmann, Hayes, and Drago 2011).

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