University of Wisconsin–Madison

Scott Allard

Professor

sallard@uw.edu

Daniel J. Evans School of Public Affairs
University of Washington

Scott Allard is a professor of public affairs at Evans School of Public Policy and Governance at the University of Washington, a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution’s Metropolitan Policy Program, and co-primary investigator of the Family Self-Sufficiency Data Center at the University of Chicago. His primary areas of research expertise are urban poverty, employment among low-skill workers, food security, safety net utilization, and the spatial accessibility of governmental and nongovernmental safety net programs. His current projects include work with the Michigan Recession and Recovery and the Seattle Minimum Wage Study, a multi-faceted evaluation of the Seattle Minimum Wage Ordinance.

Scott Allard's Research Interests

  • Income and social inequality
  • Poverty
  • Social welfare policy
  • Urban and social policy

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