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Xu et al find lower cognition at midlife for adults born during China's 1959-61 famine

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Mon, Jan 22, 2018, noon: Narayan Sastry

Sheldon H. Danziger

Danziger sees vulnerability in safety net for very poor

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Romney remark puts focus on safety net for very poor" - USA Today. 02/02/2012.

Mitt Romney's comment that he is "not concerned about the very poor" because they are protected by safety net programs has engendered a number of criticisms. Sheldon Danziger says that the safety net is not as strong as it needs to be, especially given the economy.

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Sheldon H. Danziger

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