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Document Number: 9797

Tackling Child Poverty and Improving Child Well-Being: Lessons from Britain - This brief suggests that the decade-long commitment to reducing child poverty in the United Kingdom since 1999 has yielded positive results such as reduction of the child poverty rate by 50%. The brief compares child poverty trends between the U.K. and the U.S. and the key components of the U.K. anti-poverty effort. The author also includes recommendations for American policy makers to decrease child poverty in the U.S. (Jane Waldfogel, First Focus, November 2010)...

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