Author

Steven Pressman

Steven Pressman

Part-Time Professor of Economics, The New School

COMMENTARY

Child poverty estimates point to a record low in 2021

By: and - August 30, 2022

The U.S. government will likely report in September 2022 that for 2021 its most accurate measure of child poverty was the lowest on record. This was due, in large part, to generous government benefits. Our research suggests child poverty in 2021 would have been even lower had the government made it easier for families to […]