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Child Poverty, the Great Recession, and the Social Safety Net in the United States

Marianne Bitler, Hilary Hoynes, Elira Kuka

NBER Working Paper No. 22682
Issued in September 2016

---- Acknowledgments ----

We thank Patty Anderson, Chloe East, Kosali Simon, and George Saioc for generously sharing their expertise and data on state safety net policies and state policies regarding foreclosures, and Chris Wimer for sharing historical supplemental poverty thresholds from Fox et al. (2015a). Dorian Carloni and Krista Ruffini provided excellent research assistance. This research was partially funded by a grant from UNICEF. The views expressed herein are those of the authors and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Bureau of Economic Research.

---- Disclosure of Financial Relationships for Hilary Hoynes ----

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