Selected Publications (since 2014)
Halpern-Meekin, S. 2019. Social poverty: Low-income parents and the struggle for family and community ties. NYU Press. https://nyupress.org/9781479891214/
Halpern-Meekin, S., Edin, K., Tach, L., & Sykes, J. 2015. It’s not like I’m poor: How working families make ends meet in a post-welfare world. University of California Press. https://www.ucpress.edu/book/9780520275355/its-not-like-im-poor
Halpern-Meekin, S., & Turney, K. Forthcoming. Relationship churning and desistance from intimate partner violence. Journal of Interpersonal Violence.
Halpern-Meekin, S., Costanzo, M., Ehrenthal, D., & Rhoades, G. 2019. Intimate partner violence screening in the prenatal period: Variation by state, insurance, and patient characteristics. Maternal and Child Health Review 1-12.
Tach, L., Halpern-Meekin, S., Edin, K., & Amorim, M. 2019. “As good as money in the bank”: Building a personal safety net with the Earned Income Tax Credit. Social Problems 66: 274-293.
Halpern-Meekin, S., Sternberg Greene, S., Levin, E., & Edin, K. 2018. Rainy Day EITC. RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences 4: 161-176.
Turney, K., & Halpern-Meekin, S. 2017. Parenting in on/off relationships: The link between relationship churning and father involvement. Demography 54: 861-886.
Halpern-Meekin, S., Tach, L., Sykes, J., & Edin, K. 2016. A hand up, not a slap on the wrist: Tax-based government assistance for lower-income families. Contexts 15: 52-57.
Halpern-Meekin, S., & Turney, K. 2016. Relationship churning and parenting stress among mothers and fathers. Journal of Marriage and Family 78: 715-729.
Sykes, J., Križ, K., Edin, K., & Halpern-Meekin, S. 2015. Dignity and dreams: What the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) means to low-income families. American Sociological Review 80: 243-267.
Tach, L., & Halpern-Meekin, S. 2014. “The Earned Income Tax Credit: Tax Refund Expectations and Behavioral Responses.” Journal of Policy Analysis & Management 33: 413-439.