Ziliak Quoted in Philadelphia Inquirer: "One in seven recipients of SNAP benefits earned associate’s or bachelor’s degrees, census analysis shows"

“College still definitely pays off,” said James Ziliak to the Philadelphia Inquirer.  “It’s a key to financial security.” And that will become more evident as we climb out of the pandemic and the economy starts moving again, he added. “As we regain steam,” he added, “things will continue to get lot better for the college-educated.” But, acknowledging the census analysis, Ziliak offered a caveat: “Higher education doesn’t preclude people from periodic hardship from the vagaries of the business cycle or unexpected health shocks. “For those reasons, SNAP will always be an important safety net.”

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