SEED will be evaluated by Dr. Stacia West, Assistant Professor at the University of Tennessee, and Dr. Amy Castro Baker, Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania. West and Castro Baker have a proven track record of conducting rigorous and meaningful community-based research. The key research questions we are answering are the following

After the evaluation ends, a final impact evaluation report will be published outlining the results of the Demonstration.


How does a guaranteed income impact financial insecurity and volatility?


To what degree will a guaranteed income impact drivers of inequity and social determinants of health?


How does guaranteed income unleash potential among recipients and generate agency over one’s future?


What do the residents of Stockton think policymakers need to know about guaranteed income and living paycheck to paycheck?

Dr. Amy Castro Baker

Dr. Stacia Martin-West