Giving People Money Eases Poverty

Our analyses thus far have yielded a fairly simple story:throughout the crisis, the level of hardship faced by U.S.households can be directly linked to the federal government’sresponse. Despite historically high unemployment, in July 2020we found that rates of hardship were stable—and in some casesdeclining—following the roll-out of Coronavirus Aid, Relief,and Economic Security (CARES) Act income … Continue reading Giving People Money Eases Poverty