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Rising Extreme Poverty in the United States and the Response of Federal Means-Tested Transfer Programs H. Luke Shaefer, University of Michigan and Kathryn Edin, Harvard University (2013-6)

Do Alternative Base Periods Increase Unemployment Insurance Receipt Among Low-Educated Unemployed Workers? Alix Gould-Werth and H. Luke Shaefer, University of Michigan (2012-19)

Feedback Effects of Nonprofit Program Design: An Analysis of the Effects of the Starfish Family Services Family Success Program Carolyn Barnes, Sandra K. Danziger, and Richard Rodems, University of Michigan (2012-16)

Explaining Recent Trends in the U.S. Teen Birth Rate Melissa S. Kearney, University of Maryland and NBER and Phillip B. Levin, Wesley College and NBER (2012-13)

The Welfare Reforms of the 1990s and the Stratification of Material Well-Being among Low-Income Households with Children H. Luke Shaefer, University of Michigan and Marci Ybarra, University of Chicago (2012-12)

The Continuum of Connection: Low-income Families and Economic Support during the Great Recession Kristin Seefeldt, Indiana University and Meredith Horowski, University of Michigan (2012-11)

Housing Assistance and Disconnection from Welfare and Work: Assessing the Impacts of Public Housing and Tenant-based Rental Subsidies Andrea Hetling, Rutgers
Hilary Botein, Baruch College (2012-8)

Low Income Families' Utilization of the Federal "Safety Net": Individual and State-Level Predictors of TANF and Food Stamp Receipt Kelly M. Purtell and Elizabeth T. Gershoff, University of Texas at Austin and J. Lawrence Aber, New York University (2012-4)

Are Interstate Cases Still the 'Black Hole' of Child Support Enforcement? Effects of the Uniform Interstate Enforcement Act Elizabeth T. Powers, University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign (2012-2)

Do Single Mothers in the United States use the Earned Income Tax Credit to Reduce Unsecured Debt? H. Luke Shaefer, Xiaoqing Song, and Trina R. Williams Shanks, University of Michigan (2011-30)

Making Ends Meet After Prison: How Former Prisoners Use Employment, Social Support, Public Benefits, and Crime to Meet their Basic Material Needs David J. Harding, Jessica J.B. Wyse, Cheyney Dobson, and Jeffrey D. Morenoff, University of Michigan (2011-25)

The Effects of Participation in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program on the Material Hardship of Low-Income Families with Children H. Luke Shaefer and Italo Gutierrez, University of Michigan. (2011-18)

WIC Participation by Children who Participate as Infants: The Roles of (Re-)Certification and Changes in Family Composition Christopher A. Swann, University of North Carolina - Greensboro (2011-8)

Partially Identifying the Impact of the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program on Food Insecurity among Children: Addressing Endogeneity and Misreporting Using the SIPP Craig Gunderson, University of Illinois, Brent Kreider, Iowa State University, and John Pepper, University of Virginia (2011-3)

The Role of Earned Income Tax Credit in the Budgets of Low-Income Families Ruby Mendenhall, University of Illinois, Champaign/Urbana, Kathryn Edin, Harvard University, Susan Crowley, Harvard University, Jennifer Sykes, Harvard University, Laura Tach, Harvard University, Katrin Kriz, Emmanuel College, and Jeffrey R. Kling, Congressional Budget Office and NBER (2010-5)

The Supplemental Security Income Program and Material Hardship after the 1996 Welfare Reform Lucie Schmidt, Williams College and Sheldon Danziger, University of Michigan (2009-09)

The Effects of SCHIP Expansion on Family Insurance and Out-of-Pocket Medical Costs H. Luke Shaefer, University of Michigan; Colleen M. Grogan, University of Chicago; Harold A. Pollack, University of Chicago (2009-07)

What Do High-Interest Borrowers Do with their Tax Rebate? Marianne Bertrand and Adair Morse, University of Chicago (2009-04)

Religiousness and Psychological Distress of Women after Hurricane Katrina Christian S. Chan and Jean E. Rhodes, University of Massachusetts, Boston (2009-03)

The Impact of Income on the Weight of Elderly Americans. John Cawley, John Moran, Kosali Simon (2008-08)

Avenues to Self-Sufficiency: The Accessibility and Stability of Faith-based and Community-based Service Organizations in Urban and Rural America. Scott Allard. (2008-06)

Organizations and Exclusion: An Inquiry Into Bureaucratic Proceduralism. Evelyn Z. Brodkin, Malay Majmundar. (2008-05)

Food Insecurity, Economic Stressors, and Childhood Overweight. Steven Garasky, Susan D. Stewart, Craig Gundersen, Brenda J. Lohman, Joey C. Eisenmann. (2008-04)

Social Policy and Inequality. Christopher Bollinger, James P. Ziliak (2008-02)

The Growing Problem of Disconnected Single Mothers.
Rebecca Blank, Brian Kovak. (2007-28)

The Changing Face of Welfare during the Bush Administration. Scott W. Allard, Brown University. (2007-18)

Mismatches and Unmet Need: Access to Social Services in Urban and Rural America. Scott W. Allard, Brown University. (2007-14)

Income Support Policies and Health among the Elderly Pamela Herd, University of Wisconsin, Madison; James House, University of Michigan; and Robert F. Schoeni, University of Michigan. (2006-27)

Macroeconomic Conditions, Health and Government Policy Christopher J. Ruhm, Department of Economics, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and NBER. (2006-26)

Does the Supplemental Security Income Program Reduce Disability among the Elderly? Pamela Herd, University of Wisconsin, Madison; Robert F. Schoeni, and James S. House University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. (2005-21)

Poverty in America: Trends and Explanations. Hilary W. Hoynes, Marianne E. Page, Ann Huff Stevens. Department of Economics, U C Davis. (2005-19)

State Spending on Social Assistance Programs Over the Business Cycle. Therese J. McGuire, Northwestern University; David F. Merriman, Loyola University Chicago. (2005-15)

Watching the Clock Tick: Factors Associated with TANF Accumulation. Kristin S. Seefeldt, Research Investigator, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. Sean M. Orzol, Research Analyst, Mathematica Policy Research. (2004-09)

Childcare Subsidies and the Transition from Welfare to Work. Sandra K. Danziger, Elizabeth Oltmans Ananat, and Kimberly G. Browning, University of Michigan Program on Poverty and Social Welfare Policy. (2003-11)

Filling the Poverty Gap: Then and Now. James P. Ziliak, Department of Economics and UK Center for Poverty Research, University of Kentucky. (2003-08)