University of Wisconsin–Madison

Barbara Wolfe

Richard A. Easterlin Professor Emerita of Economics, Public Affairs, and Population Health Sciences

bwolfe@wisc.edu

Departments of Economics, Public Affairs, and Population Health Sciences
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Barbara Wolfe

3458 Social Sciences Building
1180 Observatory Drive
Madison, WI 53706

Barbara Wolfe's Research Interests

  • Determinants of success of young adults
  • Poverty and health issues; disability, children's health
  • Increasing our understanding of the influence of poverty and poverty policy on children and adolescents through brain research
  • Economic well-being of children
  • Economics of disability
  • Role of housing in influencing children's success
  • Evaluating policies to increase the success of students from low income and minority families in higher education

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