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Our Marginal Tax Rate research series examines the range of effective marginal tax rates for low-income households and common benefit program “bundles.” We also focus on families receiving child care subsidies (CCDF) and Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF).
HHS and other federal agencies support a wide range of training and technical assistance (T/TA) initiatives to enhance delivery of programs aimed at reducing poverty, increasing economic mobility, and improving child and family well-being. However, little is known about how to best measure the effectiveness of this T/TA. This webpage includes link
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People and families are considered poor when they lack the economic resources necessary to experience a minimal living standard. Official U.S. Census Bureau statistics estimate that 40 million persons, 12.3 percent of the total population, were poor in the United States in 2017. The topic of poverty is widely considered a cause for national action
The Office of Human Services Policy (HSP) conducts policy research, analysis, evaluation, and coordination on various issues across the Department, including but not limited to, poverty and measurement, vulnerable populations, early childhood education and child welfare, family strengthening, economic support for families, and youth development.
The Office of Science and Data Policy is the departmental focal point for policy research, analysis, evaluation, and coordination of department-wide public health science policy and data policy activities and issues. The Office provides authoritative advice and analytical support to the ASPE and departmental leadership on public health science