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Child Poverty and Public Transfers in International Perspective

By Timothy J. Casey

The United States leads other rich countries in child poverty rates because it trails those countries in government cash assistance to families. This article examines the impact of other national social welfare programs on child poverty, and suggests that some valuable lessons can be learned through an international perspective.

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