Prominent scholars from across the political spectrum unveil a consensus plan for reducing poverty and increasing opportunity.
Poverty is an important determinant of state livability, but not in all cases.
It’s clear that people denied shelter are not being found on the streets by volunteer counters in the middle of January. But whether they have an adequate place to go is a different question.
Rachidi’s study finds that more mothers are working nonstandard schedules, which creates problems for our child care assistance system. Rachidi discusses the policy implications of her findings.
Robert Doar and his National Hunger Commission Co-Chair, Mariana Chilton, report to the House Committee on Agriculture on their preliminary findings.
A new study by Bruce Meyer and Nikolas Mittag shows that government surveys are understating how effective public assistance programs are in alleviating poverty.
Marriage penalties associated with the EITC were more common than marriage bonuses.
Join AEI for a discussion of who the street homeless are, what challenges they face, and what we can do for them.
In a new study, Rachidi finds that the EITC imposes significant marriage penalties and urges policymakers to keep this in mind when considering reforms.
Mayor Bowser’s new plan to end homelessness by 2020 relies on deceptive political rhetoric, but with some adjustments, it could be an improvement for some of the District’s poorest families.
I find no evidence that permanent housing for the homeless has reduced the number of homeless people.
From Chairman Charles Boustany (R-LA): “What it shows is, in short, a mess.”