Poverty & Inequality News

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
April, 2016
The Center for Poverty Research at UC-Davis is hosting a summit on April 22 that brings together researchers, policymakers, practitioners, and advocates to discuss the state of poverty research and how it can better... More
April, 2016
The Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity is accepting applications for its faculty research fellowship program. The program brings together Stanford scholars addressing issues of race and ethnicity.... More
March, 2016
The Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group at the University of Chicago is offering summer schools in Bonn, Chicago, and Guangzhou. The schools will provide an overview of the study of inequality... More
March, 2016
The Department of Labor is soliciting proposals for research projects related to the well-being of wage earners, retirees, and job seekers. Grants will be awarded in the range of $10,000-$50,000 and the competition is... More
March, 2016
The Russell Sage Foundation is soliciting abstracts for a new journal issue devoted to understanding the effects of the changing ethnic, racial, and immigrant-origin composition of the U.S. population. Proposals are due... More
February, 2016
Results from the pilot of a new health-inclusive poverty measure suggest that public health insurance benefits and premium subsidies accounted for a substantial, one-third reduction in the poverty rate in Massachusetts.
February, 2016
The latest issue of Poverty Research Now from the Center for Poverty Research explores today’s labor markets and how they affect low-wage workers. 

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