Every dollar spent on reducing child poverty would save economic costs

The McLaughlin & Rank, “Estimating the Economic Cost of Childhood Poverty in the United States” study estimated that every $1 spent on reducing child poverty would save $7 in economic costs.

Spent to Reduce Child Poverty

Reduced Social and Economic Costs

Source(s):
McLaughlin & Rank, “Estimating the Economic Cost of Childhood Poverty in the United States”, https://confrontingpoverty.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/Estimating-the-Economic-Cost-of-Childhood-Poverty-in-the-United-States.pdf