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Lessons from Cash Transfer and Basic Income Pilot Programs

  • Lisa Gennetian, Aisha Nyandoro, Amy Castro Baker, and Stacia Martin-West
  • October 14 2020
  • W70-2020

Lisa A. Gennetian

Aisha Nyandoro

Amy Castro Baker

Stacia Martin-West

Lisa Gennetian, Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University
Aisha Nyandoro, CEO, Springboard to Opportunities
Amy Castro Baker, University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy & Practice
Stacia Martin-West, University of Tennessee College of Social Work

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought renewed attention to income support programs, including cash transfers and basic income pilot programs. In this webinar recordng from October 14, 2020, Lisa Gennetian discusses evidence based on the impact of cash transfers, with particular focus on cash transfers to families with children. Then, Aisha Nyandoro, Amy Castro Baker, and Stacia Martin-West talk about lessons learned from basic income pilot programs currently in the field including Magnolia Mother’s Trust and the Stockton Economic Empowerment Demonstration.

Recording of the Webinar


Children, Children General, Economic Support, Employment, Financial Security, Labor Market, Low-Wage Work, Social Insurance Programs