Poverty & Inequality News

March, 2017
The Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID), begun in 1968, is the world’s longest-running multigenerational household panel study. If you want to learn more about the country’s go-to panel study, consider attending the... More
March, 2017
In 1967, President Lyndon Johnson established a commission to investigate the causes of successive summers of racial violence. The Russell Sage Foundation is soliciting articles that revisit the Kerner Commission report... More
March, 2017
The LIS Summer Workshop introduces researchers to comparative research in income distribution, employment, and social policy, using the Luxembourg Income Study Database and the Luxembourg Wealth Study Database.... More
March, 2017
Do your research proposals sometimes fall short? The Summer Course for Research Design provides an intensive study of research design in the social, behavioral, and economic sciences. Applications are due by April 15,... More
February, 2017
The Institute for Research on Poverty seeks to fund research examining policies and programs that reduce child poverty and its effects. IRP anticipates funding four to eight projects, with awards ranging from $10,000 to... More
February, 2017
What is the New York City Longitudinal Survey of Well-Being? Answer: It’s one of the country’s most innovative panel studies of poverty, hardship, and well-being. The Columbia Population Research Center and the Center... More
February, 2017
What have we learned about child poverty in recent years? What do we still need to know? Researchers, policymakers, and practitioners will take on these questions at a conference in Sacramento on February 28, 2017.... More
February, 2017
What have we learned about child poverty and well-being in recent years? What do we still need to know? What is to be done? Researchers, policymakers, and practitioners will take on these questions at two Sacramento... More
February, 2017
The Social Innovation Fund invests in hundreds of public-private partnerships that deliver high-impact solutions to improve the lives of people in low-income communities. Follow #SIFWeek and @SIFund to learn more about... More
February, 2017
Don’t miss these great opportunities: Summer Institute in Computational Social Science - Feb. 19 IRP Scholar-in-Residence - Feb. 28 Intergenerational mobility grants - March 1 Postdoctoral fellowship at Columbia - March... More

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