CPPP Announces New Family Economic Security Research Tool

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November 21, 2005

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The National Center for Children in Poverty of the Mailman School of Public Health at Columbia University, the Ray Marshall Center for the Study of Human Resources at The University of Texas, and the Center for Public Policy Priorities have just released The Family Resource Simulator, an interactive, web-based tool that calculates family resources and expenses as earnings increase, taking public benefits into account. The result is a series of graphs that show the impact of public benefits on family resources and basic family expenses as earnings rise.