Poverty & Inequality News

January, 2016
How did the Great Recession affect criminal justice, parenting, the private safety net, and health? In collaboration with the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, the Russell Sage Foundation has issued a series of... More
January, 2016
The National Research Center on Hispanic Children & Families recently released a series of briefs that address how Latino families experience poverty and earn income. The briefs are part of a new series titled "... More
December, 2015
Despite a near-continuous decline over the past 20 years, the teen birth rate in the United States continues to be higher than in other developed countries. This UC Davis Center for Poverty Research policy brief... More
December, 2015
The Tobin Project is accepting applications to present innovative, early-stage research at a conference exploring the effects of economic inequality on individual behavior and decision making. The invitation-only,... More
December, 2015
Over 10,000 ex-prisoners are released from state and federal prisons every week into communities around the country. In this Institute for Research on Poverty webinar, Michael Massoglia and John Roman discussed... More
December, 2015
A new report from the Pew Research Center finds that middle-income Americans are no longer a majority. For the first time in four decades, the American middle class is now matched in number by those in the economic... More
December, 2015
Amid growing political polarization and legislative gridlock, a new proposal to combat poverty focuses on three core values: opportunity, responsibility, and security.
October, 2015
In this policy brief from the Institute for Research on Poverty, Barbara Wolfe shares recent research evidence on the connections between low income and poor health in the United States and discusses cost-effective and... More
October, 2015
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
October, 2015
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?

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