Estimated State and Local Fiscal Effects of the Nurse Family Partnership Program
AbstractThis short paper estimates the state and local fiscal benefits of the Nurse Family Partnership (NFP) program. NFP provides nurse home visiting services to low-income first-time mothers. In addition to social benefits, NFP provides state and local fiscal benefits by reducing costs of social services, welfare, and crime, and increasing tax receipts due to increased earnings of mothers and former child participants when they grow up. Based on previous studies, this paper estimates that the present value, in 2007 dollars, of these state and local fiscal benefits is a little over $15,000 per NFP case.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research in its series Upjohn Working Papers and Journal Articles with number 09-152.
Date of creation: Jun 2009
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Nurse Family Partnership Program; state and local effects;
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- H71 - Public Economics - - State and Local Government; Intergovernmental Relations - - - State and Local Taxation, Subsidies, and Revenue
- I18 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Health - - - Government Policy; Regulation; Public Health
- J48 - Labor and Demographic Economics - - Particular Labor Markets - - - Particular Labor Markets; Public Policy
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- NEP-ACC-2009-08-22 (Accounting & Auditing)
- NEP-ALL-2009-08-22 (All new papers)
- NEP-PBE-2009-08-22 (Public Economics)
- NEP-URE-2009-08-22 (Urban & Real Estate Economics)
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