Sociology

What Best Predicts the Probability of Receiving Public Assistance? Examining the Effect of Family Background and Educational Attainment on Receiving Public Assistance with Multivariate Regression Analysis

    Author Name(s) Patricia Vargas Faculty Advisor(s) Shelley Nelson Abstract Understanding poverty as a state of being poor with regard to concretely being unable to meet basic needs such as water, food, clothes, shelter, and essential services (e.g., sanitation, health, and education), its concerted study in the United States not only stands tandem with constitutionally upheld values such as equality but is crucial for soundly informing and assessing law, policy, and… Read More »What Best Predicts the Probability of Receiving Public Assistance? Examining the Effect of Family Background and Educational Attainment on Receiving Public Assistance with Multivariate Regression Analysis