CONFERENCE: Should the U.S. enact a universal child allowance?

May 1, 2017 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm


Brookings Institution, 1775 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20036

Event Organizer

Center on Poverty and Social Policy

On May 1, the Center on Children and Families at Brookings—along with the American Enterprise Institute, the University of Michigan’s Poverty Solutions, the University of Wisconsin’s Institute for Research on Poverty, and Columbia University’s Center on Poverty and Social Policy—will host leading experts to discuss the current safety net and potential benefits and costs of a Universal Child Allowance. The event will include presentations and discussions of two new papers by proponents of the Universal Child Allowance, and will conclude with keynote remarks by Representative Rosa DeLauro (D-CT).

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