2005 University of Michigan Poverty Research Grants
Our U-M grants program is especially designed to fund projects that incorporate 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.
Funded research: first competition (fall 2004)
Flexible Schedules, Flexible Families: The effects of work conditions in less-skilled service jobs on low-income single parent families. Kimberly Clum, Joint Doctoral Program in Social Work and Anthropology.
One Drop, No Rule: Correlates of Multiracial Classification and the Effects of Alternative Race Measures on Child Poverty Estimates. Anthony Daniel Perez, Doctoral Candidate, University of Michigan Department of Sociology & Ford School of Public Policy.
Funded research: second competition (winter 2005)
"Summer Workshop in Michigan Medicaid Research (SWiMMR)" Matthew M. Davis, MD, MAPP, Division of General Pediatrics, University of Michigan. Sarah J. Clark, MPH, University of Michigan.
"Parentification and Adolescents' Attitudes towards Early Family Formation" Jennifer Barber, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology; and Research Assistant Professor, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan. Jennifer Eckerman, Doctoral precandidate, Department of Sociology and School of Public Policy, University of Michigan.