Poverty & Inequality News

August, 2016
The U.S. Census Bureau and Chapin Hall at the University of Chicago have formed a partnership to identify innovative strategies for linking data across programs and levels of government to advance evidence-based... More
July, 2016
More than 70 media organizations have committed to publishing pieces on homelessness in San Fransisco throughout 2016 in an effort called the SF Homeless Project. In response to the city's increasing gentrification... More
June, 2016
A new report from the Public Policy Institute of California documents the growing gap between high- and low-income Californians. It shows how California's welfare programs, including food assistance programs, cash... More
June, 2016
The Office of Planning, Research, and Evaluation (OPRE) in the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, recently published a funding opportunity announcement to... More
June, 2016
A new policy brief from the Center for Poverty Research at UC-Davis suggests that low-income immigrant mothers are most effective in advocating for their children in less bureaucratized settings and when staff recognize... More
June, 2016
In this webinar from the Institute for Research on Poverty, the presenters discuss how economic and social disadvantages are associated with poor health outcomes over the life course. Listen to the webinar  
June, 2016
Experts weigh in on how pediatricians can fight poverty through screenings, interventions, and advocacy in this webinar hosted by Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity and the American Academy of Pediatrics on June 20.
May, 2016
This four-day workshop will introduce participants to the use of the Survey of Income and Program Participation Synthetic Beta (SSB) and provide hands-on applications to prepare them to conduct their own SSB-based... More
May, 2016
Social Service Review announces a special issue dedicated to studies of household economic instability and social policy. Studies that provide new empirical evidence or a major theoretical contribution will be... More
April, 2016
This one-week intensive course will introduce researchers in the social sciences to comparative research in income distribution, employment outcomes, and social policy. The workshop will be held July 3- 9 in Luxembourg... More

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