The UC Davis Center for Poverty Research has released a new series of short videos featuring research affiliates from across academic disciplines discussing some of the causes and consequences of U.S. poverty as well as... More
The National Assessment of Educational Progress doesn't automatically adjust for student demographic characteristics, which vary dramatically by state. How is a state's role in student achivement best evaluated?
Eight undergraduates visiting the UC Davis Center for Poverty Research from historically black colleges and universities recently completed their summer research experiences studying schools, stress and child... More
In the first in a series of webinars, Jonathan Schwabish of the Urban Institute and Donald Moynihan of the La Follette School of Public Policy and IRP explore whether social media can increase government access for low-... More
The postdoctoral training program provides opportunities for emerging poverty scholars to work in policy-related positions for the federal government and receive research mentoring and training from IRP faculty... More
Family violence rates have plateaued after decades of decline. New income support interventions can reduce family violence further, especially among high-risk, poor families.
The Institute for Research on Poverty’s undergraduate intern Neil Damron studies the latest research on child and youth homelessness and summarizes his findings in a new fact sheet.
Featuring Scott Allard and Alexandra Murphy, this IRPwebinar will examine how, in the last several decades, there have been dramatic shifts in the geography of poverty in U.S. metropolitan areas.
Sarah Rios finds that health impact assessments (HIAs) can uncover the social and economic causes of Valley Fever and mitigate costs for low-income communities. Rios was a 2013 Visiting Graduate Scholar at the UC Davis... More