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Early Impacts of the Expanded Child Tax Credit

  • Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, Zachary Parolin, Samuel Hammond, and Timothy Smeeding
  • October 13 2021
  • W81-2021

Zachary Parolin

Samuel Hammond Timothy Smeeding

Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, Northwestern University
Zachary Parolin, Columbia University
Samuel Hammond, Niskanen Center
Timothy Smeeding, University of Wisconsin–Madison

In this webinar we look at early effects of the temporary expanded monthly Child Tax Credit. Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach of Northwestern University, Zachary Parolin of Columbia University, Samuel Hammond of the Niskanen Center, and Timothy Smeeding of the University of Wisconsin-Madison discuss how the first months of the credit have impacted poverty rates, food security, and the broader U.S. economy.

Recording of the Webinar


Child Development & Well-Being, Child Poverty, Children, Economic Support, Food & Nutrition, Food Insecurity, Social Insurance Programs