Lincoln Groves talks about his research on how increased Child Medicaid access in the 1980s and early 1990s may have led to improved high school graduation rates.
This new policy brief provides an evidence-based overview of the lives of disadvantaged urban men and policy options that have produced measurable and replicable results in improving their connection to school and work.
On February 9, 2016, from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. in the Wisconsin Institutes for Discovery DeLuca Forum, IRP is hosting Arthur C. Brooks as the distinguished speaker for the 2015–2016 New Perspectives in Social Policy Seminar.
In this webinar, Kristi Shook Slack and Christopher Wildeman will examine the likelihood of a child becoming involved in the child welfare system and discuss the relationship between child maltreatment, poverty, economic hardship, and other risk factors.
The next IRP Seminar: February 4, The Tax War On Poverty, Susannah Camic Tahk.
The photo of the Sewell Social Sciences Building that IRP calls home was taken by Jeff Miller, UW–Madison.
The five articles in this issue of Focus all touch on place-based poverty topics; whether and how location matters. Taken together, these articles make a strong case that location does, indeed, matter greatly.

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