Announcements: August 2010


Request for Applications: Visiting Scholars Program
Deadline: September 15, 2010 at 5PM Eastern Time
The NPC seeks applications from faculty, researchers, and policy analysts for our Visiting Scholars Program.  Learn more…

Request for Proposals: Research Related to TANF Reauthorization Small Grants Competition
Deadline: October 18, 2010 at 5 PM Eastern Time
The NPC seeks to fund research that will broaden and/or deepen our understanding of issues related to the future reauthorization of the Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) Program.  Learn more…

Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Fellowships
Deadline: January 14, 2010 at 5 PM Eastern Time
The Research and Training Program on Poverty and Public Policy provides under-represented scholars in the social sciences the opportunity to spend one to two years conducting research and pursuing extensive training at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. Learn more…


ASPE Office of Health Policy
Deadline: August 6, 2010
The Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, Office of Health Policy is recruiting for multiple positions responsible for policy research, analysis, evaluation and coordination of department-wide health policy activities and issues.  Learn more…


New Policy Brief Available
A new policy brief is available on the topic of culture and poverty.   Browse Policy Briefs…

New Working Papers Available
New working papers are available on the topics of racial and ethnic gaps in spatial mismatch conditions, the economic circumstances and well-being of welfare leavers, improving education and employment for disadvantaged young men, and the role of the EITC in the budgets of low-income families.   Browse Working Papers…

About the NPC

The National Poverty Center (NPC) at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan is a university-based, nonpartisan research center.  The NPC conducts and promotes multidisciplinary, policy-relevant research on the causes and consequences of poverty; provides mentoring and training to young scholars; and disseminates findings to the broad policy community. 

Major funding for the NPC is provided by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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