Means-Tested Transfer Programs

December 5-6, 2014
Robert Moffitt, Johns Hopkins University, Organizer

Sneha Elango, Andrés Hojman, and Jorge Luis García, University of Chicago, and James Heckman, University of Chicago and NBER

Early Education Programs in the US: Background and Evaluations

Jesse Rothstein, University of California, Berkeley and NBER, and Austin Nichols, DeBruce Foundation

The Earned Income Tax Credit

Jens Ludwig, University of Chicago and NBER, and Ingrid Gould Ellen and Robert Collinson, New York University

Low Income Housing Policy

Thomas Buchmueller, University of Michigan and NBER; John Ham, University of Maryland; and Lara Shore-Sheppard, Williams College and NBER


Mark Duggan, Stanford University and NBER; Melissa Schettini Kearney, University of Maryland and NBER; and Stephanie Rennane, University of Maryland

Supplemental Security Income

Hilary Hoynes, University of California, Berkeley and NBER, and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, Northwestern University and NBER

U.S. Food and Nutrition Programs

James Ziliak, University of Kentucky

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

Burt Barnow, George Washington University, and Jeffrey Smith, University of Michigan and NBER

Training Programs