Andrade studies connection between depression and method of Chicago Earned Income Tax payments

The study, which appeared in the journal Public Health, published by Elsevier, examines the possibility that "lower levels of financial stress are associated with lower levels of depressive symptoms. There is some evidence that a change in the current payment form of EITC funds may improve the quality of life for some low income recipients in the United States, as it seems to reduce perceived financial stress."

A link to the online story can be found here until November 17, 2017.

Download a copy of her study here.

Flavia Andrade