Shaefer comments on the impact of social safety net on hunger and poverty during the pandemic.
"Why Hunger Can Grow Even When Poverty Doesn't" - New York Times. 7/28/2020.
Hunger and poverty are linked, but during the coronavirus pandemic the relationship is not always simple. The aid "has been much more effective than I first thought," said H. Luke Shaefer, PSC Faculty Associate. "It was probably the most effective social safety net response we've ever had."