In this webinar, Alexes Harris will discuss the use of monetary sanctions by municipal and state courts and how this form of punishment reinforces existing inequalities in the United States.
IRP and the Center on Race and Wealth introduced a new workshop at Howard University in June that helps participants prepare a competitive dissertation proposal.
IRP Affiliate Alfonso Morales is helping communities establish successful farmers markets, especially in underserved areas. (Photo by Bryce Richter, UW News).
In this podcast, Abigail Sewell discusses her research on how political and economic processes underlying mortgage markets may be at the root of some racial disparities in health.
Under the Wisconsin-specific measure, statewide poverty fell to 9.7 percent, with only two counties (La Crosse and Milwaukee) higher and six counties significantly lower (Washington/Ozaukee, Waukesha, Outagamie, Dodge and Jefferson, Sheboygan, and Brown) than the statewide rate.
This brief summarizes recent research examining the connections between low income and child maltreatment and how findings might inform policymaking.
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 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.