In Stockton, Early Clues Emerge About Impact of Guaranteed Income

by Sarah Holder

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Researchers in California are providing $500 per month to a selected group of low-income recipients and tracking their spending. Eight months into the 18-month program, they’ve found that 40% of tracked money was spent on food.

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