University of Wisconsin–Madison

Economic Support

Economic support programs are intended to serve people who are unemployed, disabled, have low earnings, or experience other economic or material hardship. They operate under two broad categories: social insurance (such as Social Security and unemployment insurance) and means-tested transfers (such as SNAP/Food Stamps and Medicaid), sometimes called social assistance.

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Evictions and Housing Challenges in the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • Lavar Edmonds, April Hartman, and Marah Curtis
  • Webinar
  • September 2 2020
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Estimating Poverty in the Covid-19 Era

  • Jennifer Romich, Linda Giannarelli, Zachary Parolin, Bradley Hardy, and Pamela McCauley
  • Webinar
  • July 15 2020
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Considerations for Successful Virtual Case Management in Human Service Delivery

  • Joe Raymond, Lauren Supplee, and Gerrie Cotter
  • Webinar
  • April 2020
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Administrative Burdens in the time of COVID-19

  • Pamela Herd and Donald Moynihan
  • Webinar
  • May 27 2020
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Measuring How Social Relationships Contribute to the Outcomes of Program Participants

  • Phillip Graham, Megan Smith, Maureen Berner, and Laura Erickson
  • Webinar
  • April 1 2020
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Sarah Halpern-Meekin on “Social Poverty”

  • Sarah Halpern-Meekin
  • Podcast
  • April 2020
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Pathways to Prosperity and Well-Being: A New Family-Centered Approach to Human Services Delivery

  • Leigh Durbahn, Paul Fleissner, Jenny Douville, and Sook Jin Ong
  • Webinar
  • January 15 2020