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Food Stamps: More than a Safety Net?

August 6, 2013 // 1 Comment

Researchers find positive effects on health and economic self-sufficiency decades after initial exposure to the largest US hunger safety net program.

Who Can Afford Affordable Housing?

May 1, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Low Income Housing Tax Credit, along with the Housing Choice Voucher program, haven’t relieved the housing cost burden.

Disparities in Home Are Disparities in Health

November 21, 2011 // 0 Comments

A family’s housing reality is often viewed as an index of its economic situation. However, Brian Jacob, Jens Ludwig, and Douglas Miller’s new NBER working paper joins a groundswell of research that demonstrates that housing situations are in fact proxies for much more than one’s socioeconomic status.

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