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Fall Conference: Unintended Effects of the Safety Net
November 17, 2017

This conference will bring together researchers and policy experts to discuss new evidence on the role of means-tested programs, including SNAP, WIC and Medicaid  in the United States. Register now.

Participants Include:

Social Capital and Political Mobilization: The Unintended Consequences of Child and Family Policies 
Carolyn Barnes, Duke University

Is Food Assistance like Cash for Retailers? 
Marianne Bitler, UC Davis

Local Food Prices, SNAP Purchasing Power, and Child Health
Hilary Hoynes, UC Berkeley

Income Responses to the Affordable Care Act: Evidence from the Premium Tax Credit Notch
Adam Isen, U.S. Department of the Treasury

Is the Cure Worse than the Disease?  Unintended Consequences of Compliance Regulation in a Quantity Voucher Program
Katherine Meckel, UCLA

Multi-generational Impacts of Childhood Access to the Safety Net: Early Life Exposure to Medicaid and the Next Generation’s Health
Marianne Page, UC Davis
Laura Wherry, UCLA

The Impact of the ACA Medicaid Expansion on Disability Program Participation
Lara Shore-Sheppard, Williams College

Panel Discussion: Getting Evidence from Research into Policy
Rober Doar, American Enterprise Institute
Hilary Hoynes , UC Berkeley
Daphne Hunt, California State Assembly, Committee on Human Services
Jesse Rothstein, UC Berkeley
Jim Ziliak, University of Kentucky