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New Study Finds Income Support in Childhood Increases Future Earnings

A new study shows that cash assistance for low-income households with infants can have “profound and long-lasting effects” on children’s well-being. The study, “Investing in Infants: the Lasting Effects of Cash Transfers to New Families,” finds that infants in families who receive more support from child-related tax benefits go on to have higher test scores, high school graduation rates, and earnings into young adulthood.

A new study shows that cash assistance for low-income households with infants can have “profound and long-lasting effects” on children’s well-being. The study, “Investing in Infants: the Lasting Effects of Cash Transfers to New Families,” finds that infants in families who receive more support from child-related tax benefits go on to have... Read More