This fact sheet, created by IRP-Morgridge Intern Jacob Roble, explores the latest research on financial barriers to college completion and notes policy and program ideas proposed to address them.
The lecture will take place on April 10, 2017, from 4:00 to 5:15 p.m. in the Wayside Room, The University Club, 803 State Street. A reception will follow the talk.
Guszcza, a former business professor, will discuss predictive analytics and behavioral nudge tactics on Tuesday, April 18, 2017, from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. in the Wisconsin Idea Room, 159 School of Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall. A reception will follow the talk.
This webinar explores the general economic context in which rural Americans are embedded, with a focus on poverty and underemployment. It traces trends over recent decades, and explores possible causes (and solutions) to economic disadvantage in the rural United States.
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
This brief summarizes the views of some of the nation's leading experts on welfare reform who sought to create a bipartisan synthesis on its effects with an eye toward future improvements.
In this podcast, Anna Gassman-Pines of Duke University talks about a study she completed that links the timing of SNAP benefits in a household to children's end-of-grade achievement test scores.
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.
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.

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