Joya Misra

Joya Misra is a professor of sociology and public policy and the director of the Institute for social science research at the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

Millions of American parents will soon get a monthly allowance: 4 questions answered

By: - March 12, 2021

The federal government’s US$1.9 trillion relief package Congress passed on March 10 will temporarily expand the child tax credit. This credit, currently pegged at up to $2,000 a year per child until they turn 17, will instead total $3,600 for children under 6 and $3,000 for kids up to the age of 18 over the […]