Faricy publishes paper on social spending attitudes, benefits delivery

Faricy,-Chris"Race, 'Deservingness,' and Social Spending Attitudes: The Role of Policy Delivery Mechanism," co-authored by Christopher Faricy, was published in Political Behavior. Faricy and co-author Christopher Ellis examine how the delivery method of social benefits affects how citizens view social welfare programs and their beneficiaries. They found that "social benefits delivered through the tax code are less likely to trigger racialized thinking than similar or identical benefits delivered directly."

Their research findings were featured in the Pacific Standard article "Tax Breaks Are a Politically Palatable Way to Reduce Inequality."