Poverty & Inequality News

October, 2016
The Institute for Research on Poverty is seeking applications for two in-residence fellowship positions at the Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation in the Administration for Children and Families (OPRE-ACF).... More
October, 2016
The nation’s leading experts on welfare reform came together last week to discuss the effects of the 1996 welfare reform law on child well-being, marriage and families, work and poverty, and state policy choices. Videos... More
September, 2016
The 2016 Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency (RECS) brought together researchers, practitioners, and policymakers to discuss well-being and self-sufficiency among low-income families. Videos of all... More
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
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

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