Presenters discuss racial disparities in reliance on student loans, loan debt, incidence of default, and labor market discrimination and their implications for the black-white wealth gap.
This brief explores current research on the decline in male labor force participation, employment, and well-being of prime-age men. It goes on to identify research gaps that could inform policy aimed at promoting work and well-being among low-income men.
In this podcast episode, Robert Doar of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) discusses the AEI volume he edited called A Safety Net that Works and the approaches he and his coauthors in the volume propose to improve the effectiveness of the safety net.
Applications are invited for a one-week scholar-in-residence program for U.S.-based scholars from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.
IRP seeks to fund extramural research to improve child support operations and policies. Proposals are invited from Ph.D.-holding scholars at all career stages, from postdoctoral fellows to senior faculty, and from all disciplines.
Grad students from underrepresented groups are encouraged to apply for this training at Howard University, May 20–26, 2018.
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.
The articles in the latest issue consider the intergenerational transmission of poverty: how family poverty affects children's life chances, the mechanisms of transmission, and the programs and policies that may reduce the effects of poverty on early development.