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This portfolio of research describes all of the active or newly funded projects of our Division of Economic Independence in fiscal year 2016. The report covers five different topic areas, showing the breadth of our family self-sufficiency research. These topic areas include: Temporary Assistance for Needy Families, Employment and the Labor Market, Education and Training, Behavioral Science, Cross-Cutting and Other Safety Net Research This document provides detailed summaries of each project that was active during FY16, along with brief overviews of past projects, and highlights select research findings released in 2016.