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Jan 21 2014
07:24 am

New York Times - What happens when the poor receive a stipend
Tribal sharing of casino funds longitudinal study
"…just four years after the supplements began, Professor Costello observed marked improvements among those who moved out of poverty. The frequency of behavioral problems declined by 40 percent, nearly reaching the risk of children who had never been poor. Already well-off Cherokee children, on the other hand, showed no improvement. The supplements seemed to benefit the poorest children most dramatically."

And also CBPP on the topic
Various Supports for Low-Income Families Reduce Poverty and Have Long-Term Positive Effects On Families and Children

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