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Hill & Rowhani-Rahbar Publish Invited Commentary in JAMA Network Open

Posted: 2/18/2022 (CSDE in the News)

CSDE Affiliates Heather Hill and Ali Rowhani-Rahbar recently published commentary, available HERE, on the implications of recent research that found an association between the Child Tax Credit (CTC) and food insufficiency. Hill and Rowhani-Rahbar highlight that while the CTC was not designed as a health policy, the 26% reduction of food insufficiency found by Shafer et al. (2022) suggests that income support policies also serve as health policies, supporting the health of children.

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