November 15, 2021
In spite of the safety net, families residing in poverty devote a substantial share of their monthly expenditures to basic shelter, health, and nutrition.
May 31, 2021
With over 1 in 7 children living in poverty in 2019, the United States is an outlier among rich nations. It doesn’t have to be this way, according to University of California, Berkeley professor Hilary Hoynes.
January 20, 2021
A focus on income poverty alone will overlook the precarious economic conditions related to low levels of wealth and their impact on children’s life chances.
October 28, 2019
During economic downturns the social safety net can help families meet basic needs while providing a fiscal stimulus to the economy.
April 2, 2019
Over 9 million children lived below the poverty line in 2015. Evidence-based solutions could make a substantial difference in the rate of child poverty.