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How Targeted Are Federal Expenditures on Children? A Kids' Share Analysis of Expenditures by Income in 2009

March 13, 2012

Analyzes the distribution of government spending on children by family income; category, such as health, social services, and education; and program, such as Medicaid; and the extent to which it is targeted to low-income children. Considers implications.

Kids' Share 2011: Report on Federal Expenditures on Children Through 2010

July 21, 2011

Examines trends in federal, state, and local spending and tax expenditures on children in 2010 and during the recession, their share of federal outlays and the economy since 1960, and projected 2011-20 spending. Analyzes the impact of stimulus funding.

Kids' Share 2010: Report on Federal Expenditures on Children

July 14, 2010

Examines 1960-2009 trends in federal spending and tax expenditures on children, including food stamps, tax credits, and Head Start. Analyzes the effects of American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funding, projected funding through 2020, and implications.

Federal Expenditures on Elementary-Age Children in 2008 (Ages 6 through 11)

March 1, 2010

Examines 2008 federal expenditures on elementary-age children, where funds are spent, and how; estimates 2009-12 expenditures; and outlines policy issues affecting this age group, including the importance of high-quality education and obesity prevention.

Federal Expenditures on Pre-Kindergarteners and Kindergarteners in 2008 (Ages 3 through 5)

March 1, 2010

Examines 2008 federal, state, and local expenditures on benefits for children ages 3 to 5. Outlines the importance of high-quality care, education, and social services during pre-K and kindergarten years to developmental, economic, and health outcomes.

Public Investment in Children's Early and Elementary Years (Birth to Age 11)

March 1, 2010

Compares federal and state/local per-capita spending; funding areas such as health, education, and income support; and degree of targeting and means testing for different age groups. Discusses policy implications and the need to invest in early childhood.

Kids' Share: An Analysis of Federal Expenditures on Children Through 2008

December 9, 2009

Examines 2008 data and historic trends in federal spending and tax expenditures on children -- such as food stamps, tax credits, and Head Start -- compared with other priorities and within the children's share. Assesses projections through 2019.

Big Ideas for Children: Investing in Our Nation's Future

September 8, 2008

Compiles papers by experts in economics and children's public policy on policy proposals for investing in early childhood and education programs, reforming the healthcare system for children, and improving children's safety, well-being, and environments.

Getting Ahead or Losing Ground: Economic Mobility in America

February 1, 2008

Combines earlier research to present a comprehensive analysis of relative mobility, absolute mobility, and changes in income inequality. Focuses on intergenerational mobility, immigrants, comparisons by gender and race, and the role of education.