Economy / Finance

Assessing the long-run benefits of transfers to low-income families

From Brookings Topics - Fiscal Policy
January 6, 2017 - 12:58pm

Should many government transfer programs be considered public investments? If a transfer program affects children’s lives in ways that improve their well-being as adults, that program isn’t much different from a road project or a government-funded scientific breakthrough. A growing body of research finds that transfers to low-income families with children have long-run payoffs.  This […]        



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