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Which Families Are Most Vulnerable to an Income Shock such as COVID-19?


  • Ray Boshara
  • Lowell R. Ricketts


Families without enough "safe" assets and too much debt are at risk—who else should policymakers and others target for economic assistance?

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  • Ray Boshara & Lowell R. Ricketts, 2020. "Which Families Are Most Vulnerable to an Income Shock such as COVID-19?," In the Balance, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, May.
  • Handle: RePEc:fip:fedlib:87880

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    1. > Economics of Welfare > Health Economics > Economics of Pandemics > Specific pandemics > Covid-19 > Economic policy > Household support


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    1. Carol Bruce & Maeve E Gearing & Jill DeMatteis & Kerry Levin & Timothy Mulcahy & Jocelyn Newsome & Jonathan Wivagg, 2022. "Financial vulnerability and the impact of COVID-19 on American households," PLOS ONE, Public Library of Science, vol. 17(1), pages 1-11, January.

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