Natasha Pilkauskas


2022 New York Times. Grand-mates: Generations sharing a special bond (and sometimes the rent) (9-30-22).

2022 NPR Marketplace morning edition. More Americans are putting down roots close to home (8-2-22).

2022 Vox. When cash giving doesn't work (7-9-22).

2022 The Atlantic. How affluence pulls people away from their families (5-11-22).

2022 The New Yorker. What happened when a single mom started filing income taxed again (4-18-22).

2022 NPR Marketplace. Almost one in five Americans now live in a multigenerational household (3-25-20).

2022 Faculty, alumni and U-M community members explore 'Revolutionary Ideas' at the fifth annual Stamps Colloquium (3-15-22).

2022 Extra cash for low-income mothers may Influence baby brains (1-24-22).

2021 Laredo responds to report calling it one of ‘neediest cities’ in country. (12-28-21).

2021 26 California Cities Rank among Nation's Neediest. (12-23-21).

2021 26 California Cities Rank as Neediest In the Nation. (12-23-21).

2021 2021 Neediest Cities - Wallethub report, ask the experts. (12-20-21).

2021 Poverty Solutions Research Brief. Families with low incomes and the Child Tax Credit: Who is still missing out? (12-15-21).

2021 The Imprint podcast. What we’ve learned about Child Tax Credits and the future of fostering. (11-15-21).

2021 Michigan Radio's Stateside. Parents on the Child Tax Credit: “You have the chance to reduce child poverty...and you’re not taking it? How dare you?” (11/8/21).

2021 Detroit Free Press. Child tax credit brings extra cash and some sanity to family life. (11-4-21).

2021 Yahoo! Money. The Child Tax Credit payments are missing some of the most vulnerable families (10-21-21).

2021 CNN. More than $15 billion in child tax credit payments distributed Friday (10-15-21).

2021 Stimulus update: 1 in 10 eligible families did not receive Child Tax Credit payments (10-10-21).

2021 Poverty Solutions Research brief. Receipt and usage of Child Tax Credit Payments among low-income families. (10-6-21).

2021 Ford School. Congratulations to Natasha Pilkauskas and Kaitlin Raimi, both now associate professors, with tenure

2021 Ford School. Pilkauskas wins 2020 IPUMS research award. (4-28-21).

2021 University of Michigan news. Stability, security at risk for half of children in shared, or doubled-up households, U-M research finds. (4-15-21).

2021 Memos for an incoming administration. The anti-poverty policy of the American Rescue Plan no one is really talking about. (3/15/21).

2019 Work in Progress blog, American Sociological Association. Could expanding the EITC help fix the housing crisis? (11/7/19).

2019 Rice Kinder Institute for Urban Research. How the earned income tax credit helps families find housing. (8/8/19).

2019 The Conversation. This tax credit wasn’t meant to help with housing but that’s exactly what its doing. (8/5/19).

2019 University of Michigan news. Earned Income Tax Credit helps low-income moms live on their own. (6/19/19).

2019 BYU radio. Mental health concerns for moms working multiple jobs (6/10/19).

2019 University of Michigan news. For moms, working multiple jobs can be depressing (5/20/19).

2019 GW Public Health Women's Health Issues. Holding multiple jobs is associated with greater likelihood of depression in mothers with lower incomes, study finds (5/20/19).

2019 Michigan Minds Podcast. The rise of three-generation households. (2/17/19).

2019 Ford School. Professor Natasha Pilkauskas' research details the rise of the new American household (2/8/19).

2019 Hour Detroit. Three generations, one roof (2/4/19).

2018 Ford School. Not just the recession—Pilkauskas shows 3-generation households continue to grow (11/19/18).

2018 NPR KJZZ 91.5. More and more families living in three-generation households (11/16/18).

2018 Ford School. Are the kids alright? Natasha Pilkauskas calls for looking at family structure to make better policy (11/8/18).

2018 The Conversation, What's behind the dramatic rise in three-generation households? (11/7/18) . Picked up by AP News, SF Chronicle, Houston Chronicle and many other news organizations.

2018 Aspen Institute, Five best ideas for the day. Multigenerational households are becoming the new normal (9/28/18).

2018 Futurity: Research News. More kids live in 3-Generation homes than ever before (9/26/18).

2018 More kids living in multigenerational families (9/26/18).

2018 Scholars Strategy Network. It is time to acknowledge that many American children live in shared households (9/25/18).

2018 University of Michigan news. More kids living in multigenerational families (9/25/18).

2018 Self Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse Webinar. Beyond housing policy: Human service policies to address housing (3/7/18).

2017 Ford School. Pilkauskas wins fellowship to study maternal employment and school readiness (7/26/17).

2016 Ford School. Natasha Pilkauskas on equalizing opportunity for underprivileged children (9/22/16).

2016 Russell Sage Foundation blog. How did families and children fare in the Great Recession? (8/24/16).

2016 The Child and Family Blog. Grandparents raising children need more support - these children have greater needs. (7/1/16).

2015 Self Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse Webinar. The private safety net among low-income families with young children (12/10/15).

2015 Russell Sage Foundation Brief. Car and home ownership among low-income families in the Great Recession (12/1/15).

2015 Russell Sage Foundation Brief. The Great Recession and the private safety net (1/1/15).

2014 Wonkblog, Washington Post. The shocking number of moms who move in with others, and how much money they save (12/31/14).

2014 Russell Sage Foundation Brief. Public transfers and material hardship in the Great Recession (1/1/14).

2012 Pacific Standard Magazine. Encouraging breastfeeding one parishioner at a time (10/9/12).

University of Michigan, Ford School of Public Policy