2007 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 2006)
Applications and Admissions at an Elite Public College before and after Gratz v. Bollinger and Grutter v. Bollinger. Rodney Andrews, Department of Economics, University of Michigan.
The Impact of Family Planning Programs on the Poverty of U.S. Women and Children, 1968-1976. Martha J. Bailey, Robert Wood Johnson Fellow in Health Policy Research and Assistant Professor, University of Michigan, and Nzinga Broussard, Department of Economics, University of Michigan.
Funded research: second competition (Winter 2007)
Michigan Prisoner Reentry Pilot Study. David Harding, Population Studies Center, University of Michigan.
Pathways to Success: Implications of the Father-Daughter Relationship for African-American College Women’s Educational Experiences and Romantic Relationship Expectations. Maria Johnson, Department of Sociology and Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan.