2003 University of Michigan Poverty Research Grants
For 2003, we were especially interested in funding projects that incorporated novel uses of existing datasets or analyses of novel data sources, collaborative projects involving graduate students and faculty, and projects likely to result in future successful grant applications.
Iris Mabry and Matthew Davis, Division of General Pediatrics
"Healthcare Expenditures and Utilization among Low-Income Overweight Youth"
Joe Grengs, Urban and Regional Planning.
"Public Transit, Job Decentralization, and the Isolation of Poverty Neighborhoods in Detroit and Flint in the 1990s"
Sharon Simonton and George Kaplan, Center for Social Epidemiology
and Public Health.
"An Examination of the Effects of Income and Asset Poverty
on Adult Overweight and Obesity"
George Carter and Alford Young, Department of Sociology. "Kicked Out of the Housing Market: Residential Segregation, Affordable Housing and the Racial Composition of the Homeless Population"
Jordan Matsudaira, Doctoral Candidate, Ford School of Public
" A Regression Discontinuity Analysis of the Effect of Mandatory Summer School on Student Achievement"
Michael MacKenzie, Doctoral Candidate, Joint Program in Psychology
and Social Work.
"Reconceptualizing Child Abuse and Neglect: Toward a Cumulative Ecological Risk Model of Maltreatment"
Noemi Enchautegui-de-Jesus, Survey Research Center;
Tom Weisner, UCLA; Hirokazu Yoshikawa, New York University.
"Job Quality, Parent Well-Being, and Child Development
Among Low-Income Families: A Mixed-Method Approach"