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H Luke Shaefer

H. LUKE SHAEFER is the Hermann and Amalie Kohn Professor and Associate Dean at the Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan. There he directs Poverty Solutions, a presidential initiative that partners with communities to find new ways to prevent and alleviate poverty. The New York Times and TIME Magazine have credited Edin and Shaefer's research as one of the driving forces behind the expanded Child Tax Credit of 2021 that led to a historic decline in child poverty.