The influence of Social Security benefits and SSI payments on the poverty status of children.

@article{Kearney1994TheIO,
  title={The influence of Social Security benefits and SSI payments on the poverty status of children.},
  author={John R. Kearney and Hajo Grundmann and Salvatore J Gallicchio},
  journal={Social security bulletin},
  year={1994},
  volume={57 2},
  pages={27-43}
}
This is the first of two articles that will examine the effect that the Old-Age, Survivors, and Disability Insurance (OASDI--Social Security) and the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) programs have in maintaining the income of poor and near poor families with children at a level that is at least equal to the poverty threshold. The articles also will evaluate the extent to which these programs augment the income of those families that receive benefits but who still remain below the poverty line… CONTINUE READING