As the academic year comes to a close, we are pleased to share
our recent Center activities and announce plans for the coming
year. See the policy brief links below for recent research
on poverty, health care and labor markets, and mark your calendar
for our fall conference on Poverty and Place. Please check back
often for the latest new research and upcoming events, and have a
The Center has had a busy November! We hosted a conference on the
Affordable Care Act and have launched a new ACA Resource section
on our website. This section contains useful information gained
from conference participants and presenters. We have also
launched our new podcast series – Poverty in Focus. Take a moment
to view these and our other opportunities to stay involved!
From all of us at the Center – have a great Thanksgiving Holiday!
The new school year is underway and the Center for Poverty
Research has a lot of exciting events coming up. Check out our
upcoming seminars and conferences and welcome our new visiting
We are looking forward to the Fall semester! Make sure to check
out our new Policy Briefs on the impact of early life events on
children, what difference small class size makes, and who uses
There’s a lot of talk about poverty in the United States – but
what do official poverty statistics, and alternative measures,
really mean? Check out our latest Policy Briefs, including
one on poverty definitions.
As the academic year draws to a close, we want to thank you all
for your support of the Center during its inaugural year. We hope
to see you Wednesday at our last seminar of the quarter, and look
forward to sharing more poverty-related research and news with
you in the future!