Reducing Child Poverty in the US: Costs and Impacts of Policies Proposed by the Children’s Defense Fund

Reducing Child Poverty in the US: Costs and Impacts of Policies Proposed by the Children’s Defense Fund. Urban Institute. Linda Giannarelli et al. January 30, 2015.

The report estimates how much child poverty could be reduced by a comprehensive set of policies, increasing the minimum wage, providing transitional jobs, expanding subsidized housing and child care, increasing food assistance, increasing federal income tax credits, and changing how child support is counted in determining benefits. [Note: contains copyrighted material].

[PDF format, 168 pages, 2.11 MB].

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