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The impact of the 2018 Families Package Winter Energy Payment policy
In this paper, we estimate the impact of the Winter Energy Payment on a range of outcomes.
We found the Winter Energy Payment had a weakly positive effect for recipients.
Our estimates suggest that during the winter…