These three projects won more than $1.3 million in the funding
this past June to support interdisciplinary research projects led
by Center for Poverty Research director Ann Huff Stevens, deputy
director Marianne Page, and faculty affiliate Giovanni Peri.
DAVIS, Calif. — The conference “Poverty and the Long-term
Effects of Early Life Experiences,” hosted by the UC Davis Center
for Poverty Research, gathered over a hundred attendees to hear
and discuss new research across the social science disciplines on
the long-term impacts of poverty in early life.
DAVIS, Calif. — Emerging poverty researchers from across the
country presented findings from their Center for Poverty Research
Small Grants-funded studies at the 2011-2012 Small Grants
Recipients Conference on Friday, April 26, 2013.
DAVIS, Calif. — Dr. Ron Haskins, the former White House and
congressional advisor who was instrumental in the 1996 overhaul
of national welfare policy, is the Center for Poverty Research
Winter Distinguished Visiting Scholar at UC Davis this February.
DAVIS, Calif. — The Center for Poverty Research at UC Davis
hosted an interdisciplinary gathering of scholars, educators and
policymakers to discuss new research on community colleges and
the role they play in workforce development. The conference took
place on January 11, 2013.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California State Assembly Committee on
Accountability and Administrative Review held hearings in
December 2011 on the problem of inequality and the potential role
of state government. Center for Poverty Research Director Ann
Huff Stevens testified, along with researchers from a variety of
universities and institutes throughout the state.