Children and the Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty

Children and the Intergenerational Transmission of Poverty

This presentation by UC Davis economist Marianne Page describes the mechanisms that lie behind the intergenerational transmission of poverty, the understanding of which is necessary in order to design effective policies to improve poor children’s life chances.

Panelists on the topic include Kim Johnson, Child Care & Refugee Branch, Department of Social Services; Loren Kaye, California Foundation for Commerce and Education; and Assemblymember Kevin McCarty, 7th District, California State Assembly.

This presentation was part of the UC Davis Poverty Research and Policy Summit at UC Center Sacramento on April 22, 2016. For more information about the event, visit http://poverty.ucdavis.edu/summit.

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