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Wolf Discusses Paid Family Leave and Elder Care in New York Times Article

September 8, 2022
Professor Emeritus Douglas Wolf was interviewed for the New York Times article, "The Quiet Cost of Family Caregiving."

Michelmore featured in WAER article on changes to Child Tax Credit

July 6, 2021
Katherine Michelmore, associate professor of public administration and international affairs, was featured in the WAER article, "Could New Child Tax Credit End Poverty for Many US Children? SU Expert on Impact." 

Faricy quoted in MarketWatch article on Child Tax Credit payouts

June 1, 2021
Christopher Faricy was quoted in the article, "Monthly payments of up to $300 per child are starting for most families — and could keep coming for years."

Michelmore quoted in MarketWatch article on the American Rescue Plan

March 8, 2021
Undoing the earned income threshold is a particular benefit to Black and Latino children who disproportionately live in households falling underneath the earned income threshold, says Katherine Michelmore, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs.

Harrington Meyer talks to AARP about grandparenting special needs kids

March 2, 2021
 About 17 percent of children are diagnosed with some kind of disability, says University Professor Madonna Harrington Meyer, co-author of the book "Grandparenting Children With Disabilities." While that percentage seems to be increasing, support programs for families are not, she says.

Michelmore discusses the child tax credit on Marketplace

February 25, 2021
"The kids who don’t receive the full credit right now are predominantly kids who are lower income, many who are living in poverty, and many who are either Black or Latino," says Katherine Michelmore, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs. 

Michelmore quoted in BBC News article on US monthly child benefit

February 15, 2021
"There's just a lot of kids that don't get the credit," says Katherine Michelmore, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs. 

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