Many communities across the country have recently passed, or are considering, increases to the minimum wage in an effort to provide greater financial stability for workers. However, the existing research on minimum wage policy does not include a comprehensive evaluation of how the minimum wage impacts workers and communities.
The CPI seeks to support research that expands our knowledge of key trends in poverty and inequality. Awards will be made to “New Scholars” who will then join one of the CPI’s ten research groups. The proposal deadline is November 1, 2015.
The Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation (OPRE) in the Administration for Children and Families (ACF), U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, is pleased to announce that the 18th Biennial Research and Evaluation Conference on Self-Sufficiency (RECS) will be held June 1-3, 2016 at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Washington, DC.
The Russell Sage Foundation’s is interested in research that is broadly related to analyzing the causes and consequences of increased economic inequality. We encourage methodological variety, but all proposals should have well-developed conceptual frameworks and research designs. Analytical models should be specified and research questions and hypotheses should be clearly stated. Awards are available for research assistance, data acquisition, data analysis, and investigator time for conducting research and writing up results.