Research Report Using Brain Science to Transform Human Services and Increase Personal Mobility from Poverty
Elisabeth Babcock
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We can use emerging scientific findings on the ways poverty affects behavior and decision making to help people living in poverty achieve dramatic gains in mobility. We can revolutionize human services delivery by moving away from strategies that seek modest gains and instead designing interventions that create pathways to the middle class and beyond.

Research Areas Wealth and financial well-being Families Social safety net Workforce
Tags Families with low incomes Workforce development Welfare and safety net programs Economic well-being Workers in low-wage jobs Mobility Beyond high school: education and training Inequality and mobility