Videos of IRP Events

2012–2013

October 3, 2012: Economic Justice Can Equal Economic Prosperity, Gerald Chertavian, Founder and CEO, Year Up. 2012–2013 New Perspectives in Social Policy Seminar Series.

September 27, 2012: Low-Income Fathering and Family Complexity in an Era of Rising Inequality, Kevin M. Roy, Associate Professor of Family Science, University of Maryland–College Park. Family. Complexity, Poverty, and Public Policy Seminar Series.

2011–2012

May 16, 2012: Hard Evidence on Soft Skills, James J. Heckman, Nobel Laureate and Henry Schultz Distinguished Service Professor of Economics University of Chicago. 2012 Robert J. Lampman Memorial Lecture Series.

April 19, 2012: Behavioral Economics and Household Finances of Low-Income Families, Justin Sydnor, Assistant Professor of Business and an IRP Affiliate, University of Wisconsin–Madison. Poverty, Self-Sufficiency, and Policy as We Emerge from the Great Recession Seminar Series.

March 2, 2012: Trends in the Impact of Anti-Poverty Programs in the United States, Robert Moffitt, Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Economics, Johns Hopkins University; and an IRP Affiliate. Poverty, Self-Sufficiency, and Policy as We Emerge from the Great Recession Seminar Series.

February 23, 2012: Performance Management: Economics and Policy, Jeffrey Smith, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, University of Michigan. Poverty, Self-Sufficiency, and Policy as We Emerge from the Great Recession Seminar Series.

February 16, 2012: It's Not Just Walmart: Why So Many Retail Jobs Are Bad, and How We Could Make Them Better, Chris Tilly, Director of the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment and Professor of Urban Planning, UCLA. Poverty, Self-Sufficiency, and Policy as We Emerge from the Great Recession Seminar Series.

February 8, 2012: A Biology of Misfortune: How Social Stratification, Sensitivity, and Stress Diminish Early Health and Development, W. Thomas Boyce, Sunny Hill Health Center-BC Leadership Chair in Child Development in the Human Early Learning Partnership and the Center for Community Child Health Research, Co-Director of Child and Family Research Institute's (CFRI) Experience-Based Brain and Biological Development Program, Scientist Level 3, CFRI, and Professor, Interdisciplinary Studies and Pediatrics, University of British Columbia. New Perspectives in Social Policy Seminar Series.

2010–2011

June 21, 2011: Poverty and Poor Health: Can Health Care Reform Break the Link? Barbara L. Wolfe Professor of Economics, Public Affairs, and Population Health Sciences, University of Wisconsin–Madison, and IRP Affiliate. 2011 Robert J. Lampman Memorial Lecture Series.

May 5, 2011: Falling through the Cracks of Consumer Protection: The Financial Decisions of Low Income Homeowners, Carolina K. Reid, Manager, Research Group, Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco; Concentrated Poverty Initiative

April 14, 2011: Instability and Family Life, Andrew J. Cherlin, Benjamin H. Griswold, III, Professor of Sociology and Public Policy, Johns Hopkins University. Instability in the Lives of the Poor: How Policy Helps or Hurts Seminar Series.

April 7, 2011: Financial Literacy for Low Income People: Lessons from Soldiers and Implications for Financial Reform, Jeanne M. Hogarth, Senior Analyst, Consumer Policies Consumer & Community Affairs, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Financial Security, Literacy, and Public Policy Seminar Series.

February 24, 2011: Reaching Out: Integrating Financial Capacity Building into Human Services Systems, Margaret Sherraden, Professor of Social Work, University of Missouri–St. Louis, and Research Professor, Center for Social Development, Washington University. Financial Security, Literacy, and Public Policy Seminar Series.