Renowned scholar Carol Graham will present the 2018 New Perspectives in Social Policy Seminar about how growing inequality in both income and well-being is linked to Americans' beliefs, hopes, and aspirations, and how to harness hope and happiness to improve economic outcomes.
This webinar will examine key components of the new tax law and offer projections showing its likely effects on low-income households in the coming decade.
In this podcast episode, Mustafa Hussein discusses his research on how differences in socioeconomic status can lead to differences in health and, specifically, how much a person's neighborhood contributes to their health outcomes.
In the latest issue UW–Madison Chancellor Rebecca Blank on IRP's 50th anniversary, and innovative antipoverty policy proposals from RSF: The Russell Sage Foundation Journal of the Social Sciences.
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.
Applications are invited for a one-week scholar-in-residence program for U.S.-based scholars from underrepresented racial and ethnic groups.
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.

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