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Extreme Poverty after Welfare Reform

In this podcast episode, Scott Winship discusses his research about poverty trends in the United States, arguing that welfare reform in 1996 did not lead to an increase in the numbers of those in extreme poverty and that fewer people are living on $2-a-day or less than has been previously reported.


Means-Tested Programs, U.S. Poverty Measures, Unemployment/Nonemployment


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