School of Health and Human Sciences


Dr. Mathieu Despard co-authored a report titled “Employment, financial and well-being effects of the 2021 Expanded Child Tax Credit: Wave 1 executive summary”, published  through the Social Policy Institute at Washington University in St. Louis. The report includes findings about the many ways U.S. families have benefitted from additional Child Tax Credits that began in July 2021, which is an important provision in the House Democrat’s $3.5 trillion budget package. The report has been covered in the last few days by the following news outlets: CNBCWashington PostMotley FoolTampa Free Press, and the St. Louis Post-Dispatch.