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  • Low-income Philadelphians to receive no-strings-attached cash in antipoverty experiments

    Feb 13, 2022

    Center director Mariana Chilton was quoted in an article about the City of Philadelphia introducing two guaranteed income pilot programs that will distribute money to low-income residents with no strings attached to support household stability and economic well-being. 

    She said that UBI is worth the expense because it “helps people stay healthy and in school or on the job, it reduces mental health problems, and has no impact on employment rates.”

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