Study Links Child Tax Credit Payments to Reduced Child Abuse, Neglect

Lindsey Rose Bullinger

School of Public Policy Assistant Professor Lindsey Rose Bullinger’s latest study finds that the child tax credit payments received by millions of American families in the fall of 2021 may have helped reduce child abuse and neglect-related visits to emergency rooms. It’s the first paper examining the role of such unconditional payments in reducing child abuse and neglect. Read the full story at

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Michael Pearson
Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts