This webinar will broadly review the factors that limit labor market skills among disadvantaged students and workers.
IRP-Morgridge intern Neil Damron shares what he learned about the causes, consequences, and possible policy remedies for student homelessness.
Dorceta Taylor discusses her book, Toxic Communities, which addresses the structural processes by which poor and minority Americans are disproportionately exposed to industrial pollution, and the state of environmental justice scholarship.
This webinar will examine how, in the last several decades, there have been dramatic shifts in the geography of poverty in U.S. metropolitan areas.
The Wisconsin Poverty Report, by Timothy Smeeding and Julia Isaacs and to be released April 22, presents a timely analysis of poverty in the state and by county and multicounty area.
In this new IRP Fast Focus brief Harvard sociologist Matthew Desmond draws from his own extensive research to examine how rising housing costs, stagnant or falling incomes among the poor, and a shortfall of federal housing assistance have led to a housing crisis among poor families.
Focus 31.2 examines education and poverty: early childhood interventions for low-income children; educational opportunity for homeless students; the relative effectiveness of neighborhood and school interventions at reducing inequality; how school quality affects the success of a conditional cash transfer program; and increasing college completion for low-income students.