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The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine
Board on Children Youth and  Families
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education
Reducing Child Poverty Information Gathering  Session
June 20, 2017
Speakers Presentations

Douglas Besharov, Professor of Public Policy, University of Maryland
     Marriage Penalties in Means-Tested Programs: Are They Too Expensive to Fix?

Miles Corak, Professor of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa, Canada;
Economist in Residence, Employment and Social Development Canada
     Innovation in Cash Benefits to Families with Children: The Canada Child Benefit

Olivia Golden, Executive Director, Center for Law and Social Policy
     Five Bold Steps to Reduce Child Poverty in the United States

Isabel Sawhill, Senior Fellow in Economic Studies, Brookings Institution
     Reducing Poverty by Reducing Unplanned Pregnancies

Arloc Sherman, Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
      Policy Options for Reducing Child Poverty

W. Bradford Wilcox, Director, National Marriage Project and Professor of Sociology,
University of Virginia; Senior Fellow, Institute for Family Studies; Visiting Scholar, American
Enterprise Institute,
     Married Parents: One Way of Reducing Child Poverty

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