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October 21, 2016

Shaefer and collaborators proposal on alleviating child poverty cited in New York Times

In a forthcoming article in the Russel Sage Foundation journal Luke Shaefer and other experts on poverty and child well-being propose replacing the child tax credit, which has less benefit for very low income families, with a $250 monthly check for every child in the country.

For more detail, read Giving Every Child a Monthly Check for an Even Start

Luke Shaefer was interviewed on CNBC’s Nightly Business Report (at the 14:07 mark).