Amy Goldstein will discuss the impact of the Janesville General Motors' plant closure on residents, from her new book on Friday, April 28, 2017, from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. in 8417 of the Sewell Social Sciences Building, 1180 Observatory Drive. The talk is open to the public.
In this podcast, University of Wisconsin–Madison philosophy professor Harry Brighouse discusses how to think about the costs of raising a child beyond traditional measures, illustrating what philosophers can do for social scientists who study poverty.
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 video of Cecilia Rouse's lecture is now available for viewing (with closed captioning) on this website and IRP's YouTube channel.
This webinar will explore the merits of universal versus targeted approaches to improving the child safety net.
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.
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.
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.