Doar's presentation will draw from his new edited volume examining the crucial federal antipoverty programs and how they might be reformed. The La Follette School of Public Affairs is cosponsoring this event.
Lee will discuss how mass incarceration affects the health of the families who are left behind, especially women of color. The Center for Demography and Ecology is cosponsoring this event.
U.S. Ph.D.-holding poverty scholars at all career stages and from all disciplines are invited to apply. The proposal deadline is 5:00 p.m. CDT, March 31, 2017. See the RFP
Columbia University professor Julien Teitler discusses a study about how income disparities affect cardiovascular health across the lifespan.
A special issue of Children and Youth Services Review, edited by Kristen Slack, Lawrence Berger, and Jennifer Noyes, addresses the economic causes and consequences of child abuse and neglect.
IRP weekly seminars meet on Thursdays from 12:15 to 1:30 p.m. in room 8417 Social Science Building
(unless otherwise noted), and are open to the public.
The five articles in the latest issue examine the social determinants of health, and provide support
for the argument that social and economic policy is also health policy.
This new brief shares a few of the promising strategies to provide the support and
care foster children need at various stages of development.
A reconfigured Scholar-in-Residence Program for underrepresented racial/ethnic groups allows scholars
to visit IRP or any of its Collaborative of Poverty Centers partners. Application deadline: February 28, 2017.
Chancellor Blank has selected "Evicted" by Sociologist, MacArthur Fellow, and former IRP Graduate Research
Fellow Matthew Desmond as this year's Go Big Read common-reading program.