Director of Research Sidhya Balakrishnan in Gothamist

JFI’s Director of Research, Sidhya Balakrishnan, spoke to Gothamist about New York City’s increasing number of cash-assistance programs.

“Whether people increase their spending, whether they reduce their debt – we don’t know,” Balakrishnan said. “That’s why I think one thing which is extremely valuable about all these pilots is that they almost all have a research component, qualitative or quantitative.”

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