In this presentation, Greg Duncan discusses Douglas Miller’s
paper “Long Run Puzzles in Head Start Research.”
Duncan is an economist and Distinguished Professor in the
Department of Education at the University of California, Irvine.
He currently serves as chair of a National Research Council’s
Institute on Medicine Committee on child research.
In this presentation, Douglas Miller
discusses research on Head Start and evaluates some recent study
Miller is an Associate Professor of Economics at the University
of California, Davis, a Faculty Affiliate of the UC Davis Center
for Poverty Research and a Faculty Research Fellow for the
National Bureau of Economic Research.
In this presentation, Martha Bailey discusses a quantitative
history of the War on Poverty.
Bailey is an Associate Professor of Economics and a Research
Associate Professor at the Population Studies Center at the
University of Michigan. She is also a Research Associate with the
National Bureau of Economic Research.
In this presentation, at the January 2014 War on Poverty
Conference, Hilary Hoynes discusses her research on the food
stamp program in the U.S. and the program’s impact over the past
Hoynes is a Professor of Public Policy and Economics, and Haas
Distinguished Chair in Economic Disparities at the University of
California, Berkeley. She is a Research Affiliate for the UC
Davis Center for Poverty Research and is co-editor of the leading
journal in economics, American Economic Review.
In this presentation, Kenneth Chay discusses how the 1966 Fair
Labor and Standards Act, which expanded protections to some farm
workers and increased the minimum wage, impacted hospital costs,
employment and Medicare.
Chay is a Professor of Economics and Community Health at Brown
University, as well as a Research Associate with the National
Bureau of Economic Research.
Ann Huff Stevens is the Director of the UC Davis Center for
Poverty Research, and Professor of Economics at UC Davis. She has
served as an investigator on several grants from the National
Science Foundation, including a study currently underway to
better understand the relationship between cyclical movements in
unemployment and mortality. Stevens is also a faculty research
associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research.
In his keynote presentation, Mitchell Katz talks about the
challenges of providing health care to poor and uninsured
populations, and the changes required of county hospitals by the
Affordable Care Act.
Katz is the director of Los Angeles County Department of Health
Services, which serves more than ten million residents, about one
million of whom have no medical insurance.
In this presentation, Robin Affrime discusses the impact the
Affordable Care Act can have on community clinics that currently
serve uninsured and poor populations. Affrime is CEO of
CommuniCare Health Centers.
In this presentation, Ron Chapman describes the Affordable Care
Act’s impact on public health, health equity and public health
services. Chapman is the Director of the California Department of
In this presentation, Peter Cunningham discusses his research on
how the Affordable Care Act might affect how safety net hospitals
that primarily serve poor populations care for their patients.
Cunningham is a Senior Fellow and Director of Quantitative
Research at the Center for Studying Health System Change.
In this presentation, Tom DeLeire discusses his research on how
the Affordable Care Act might affect how much childless adults
use health care. DeLeire is a Professor of Public Policy at
In this presentation, Ian Hill discusses how health care
providers will meet the new need created by the Affordable Care
Act, and how states are planning to cope with the higher demand
for care. Hill is a research fellow with the Urban Institute.
In this presentation, Neal Kohatsu talks about the innovation
needed to transform our current health system into one that
bridges health care and public health. Kohatsu is the Medical
Director of the California Department of Health Care Services.
In this short introduction to our panel discussion on the
implementation of the Affordable Care Act, Joy Melnikow talks
about how health professionals in the field can contribute to
health care research. Melnikow is the Director of the Center for
Healthcare Policy and Research, and a professor of family and
community medicine at UC Davis.
In this discussion, panelsts Tom DeLeire, Peter Cunningham and
Ian Hill consider the possible growth in demand for health care
under the Affordable Care Act, and our network of hospitals and
medical professionals will be able to meet that demand.
In this panel discussion, moderator Joy Melnikow and panelists
Ron Chapman, Neal Kohatsu, Robin Affrime and Kris Srinivasan
consider how academic research might contribute to successful
implementation of the Affordable Care Act.