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Summer workshop application
Conducting Research Using the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) - 8/8-8/11 (Adobe PDF).

Growing suburb poverty, a Michigan Radio interview with Scott Allard.

Scott Allard, an associate professor at the University of Chicago and a research affiliate with the National Poverty Center, was interviewed on Michigan Radio's "Stateside" in a story about suburban poverty, "Where poverty lives in Michigan."

[Listen to interview]

Video: Sheldon Danziger: Poverty and Antipoverty Policies Before and After the Great Recession. Presented at the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty Symposia on Aug. 8, 2012.

Video/Transcript: Insufficient Funds: Savings, Assets, Credit and Banking Among Low-Income Households

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New Publications

Working Paper: "Testing Strategies to Increase Saving and Retention in Individual Development Account Programs" Cäzilia Loibl, The Ohio State University; Lauren Jones, The Ohio State University; Emily Haisley, Lloyds Digital; George Loewenstein, Carnegie Mellon University

Working Paper: "The Unnoticed Actor: The Employer’s Role in Unemployment Benefit Claims" Alix Gould-Werth, University of Michigan

Working Paper: ""The Help that We Get": Racial Differences in Private Safety Nets and the Scarring Effects of Unemployment Following the Great Recession" Alix Gould-Werth, University of Michigan

Working Paper: "Racial Disparities in Economic Well-Being in the Detroit Metropolitan Area After the Great Recession" Lucie Kalousova and Sheldon Danziger, University of Michigan

Working Paper: "Evolving the U.S. Department of Labor for the New Workforce" William M. Rodgers III, The State University of New Jersey and the National Poverty Center, University of Michigan, Sarah Horowitz, Freelancers Union, and Gabrielle Wuolo, Freelancers Union

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News and Events

April 6: Beyond civil rights: The Moynihan Report and its legacy

March 11: Persistence and Fadeout in the Impacts of Child and Adolescent Interventions

October 14: $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America

April 24: Rising wealth inequality: Causes, consequences, and potential responses

November 19: Michigan's recession and recovery: Opportunities for the research, non-profit, and civic engagement communities

News: Sheldon Danziger named new president of Russell Sage Foundation

News: Census report on poverty rate shows stimulus worked, Sheldon Danziger says

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Current training and funding opportunities