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Did the enhanced child tax credit really reduce household poverty?
Early studies find that the enhanced credit reduced childhood poverty and food insufficiency.
What it's like to navigate the first year of motherhood without a stable home
Data can tell us who is on welfare, but not what it's like to to live in the system.
What lunch shaming tells us about how we think about poor people
The way we talk about poverty and the the people living in it could be getting in the way of solving inequality. One example? Lunch shaming.
How welfare has changed since 1996, in three charts
Check out the national data and then use our tool to run the numbers on your state.
Do work requirements for welfare recipients work?
The president seems to think so, but not all experts agree.
A Baltimore program tries to help unmarried couples with children build more stable relationships
There's a marriage divide in the US that's leaving many working-class and poor kids "doubly disadvantaged," a researcher says.
Can Finland sustain its current economic model?
Economic growth has been sluggish.
On the Canadian prairie, a basic income experiment
Canada tested the basic income in Dauphin, Manitoba, in the 1970s.
The legacy of welfare reform, 20 years later
We follow the money. How is it spent and to what impact?
Josephine Moore: The Working Mother
Marketplace followed this mother from welfare to work 20 years ago.