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    Luke Shaefer's Book Referenced in The Washington Post on American Welfare Laws

    Associate Professor Luke Shaefer's book, “$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America” is referenced in The Washington Post article, “Bernie Sanders is right: Bill Clinton’s welfare law doubled extreme poverty”.  

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    Luke Shaefer's Book Named one of The New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2015

    Associate Professor Luke Shaefer's book, "$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America" was named one of The New York Times 100 Notable Books of 2015.

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    Luke Shaefer Testifies on Poverty at U.S. Senate Committee on Finance Hearing

    Watch the U.S. Senate Finance Committee testimony of Associate Professor Luke Shaefer as he talks about poverty in the United States and his book "$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America" (video clip: 43:18 - 48:56). His testimony is also available to download

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    Luke Shaefer to Testify on Welfare and Poverty in America at U.S. Senate Committee on Finance Hearing

    Associate Professor Luke Shaefer was invited to give testimony on welfare and poverty in America at the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance public hearing on October 29.

    The Committee on Finance concerns itself with matters associated with taxation and other income standards, especially those related to insular possessions. It is considered to be one of the most powerful committees in Congress. 

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    Luke Shaefer Cited in The Atlantic and Raw Story

    Associate Professor Luke Shaefer was cited in The Atlantic article, “America’s Poorest Are Getting Virtually No Assistance” and Raw Story’s article, “The number of Americans living on less than $2 a day is skyrocketing”. His book, "2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America" was also reviewed by The New York Times.     

     

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    Luke Shaefer Cited in CBS News Article on his Book, "2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America"

    Associate Professor Luke Shaefer was cited in the CBS News article, "The Surging Ranks of America's Ultrapoor" which is based off of his brand new book, "2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America".

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    Luke Shaefer's Book, "$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America" Receives Star Review from Publishers Weekly

    Associate Professor Luke Shaefer's new book, "$2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America" received a star review from Publishers Weekly.

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    Luke Shaefer Talks on Marketplace Radio about Public Benefits

    Associate Professor Luke Shaefer spoke on Marketplace radio about the high proportion of public benefits that go to families who work in low-wage jobs. 

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    Luke Shaefer Cited in The New York Times Op-Ed, "How Poor are the Poor?"

    Associate Professor Luke Shaefer contends that the poverty debate overlooks crucial changes that have taken place within the population of the poor in The New York Times Op-Ed, “How Poor are the Poor?”.

     

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    Luke Shaefer Cited in USA Today Article on Poverty Among Youth and Unemployed

    Associate Professor Luke Shaefer was cited in a USA Today article, “States See More Poor Among Children and the Unemployed”.

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