Center podcasts are a great way to keep up with today’s poverty
research and public policy. We record most of our conference
presentations and talks by our seminar speakers. We also produce
exclusive content, such as our Poverty in Focus series, as well
as expert discussions on research.
In this podcast CPR Faculty Affiliate Amanda Guyer and Kimberly
Noble, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Education at
Teacher’s College, Columbia University, discuss the impact
of inequality on children’s brain development. Noble’s work
focuses on the emerging field of socioeconomic disparities and
children’s neurocognitive development.
Noble spoke at the Center for Poverty Research in February of
In this podcast Marianne Page and Melissa Kearney discuss the
impact of changes in male earnings on marriage rates in the
United States, with a focus on implications for children.
In October, 2017 Kearney was a seminar series speaker at the
Center for Poverty Research. Her work focuses on issues of
social policy, poverty and inequality. Many of her papers discuss
the effect of government programs on economic conditions and the
behaviors and outcomes of economically disadvantaged populations.
She is a Professor of Economics at the University of
In this podcast, David Figlio and Michal Kurlaender discuss how
inequality before a child is even born can compound across a
lifetime, and the difference high-quality schools can make for
In this December 2013 seminar, Visiting Scholar Peter
Gianaros discussed findings from a recent program of health
neuroscience research aimed at understanding how the brain might
link socioeconomic disadvantage to health and profiles of disease
In this podcast graduate student affiliate Ethan Krohn interviews
Ann Huff Stevens on the impact of career and technical
education (CTE) programs on labor market outcomes. Those
facing job loss and displacement are often referred to training
programs, despite limited evidence about how well these programs
work to support earnings. Research conducted by Ann
Stevens, Michal Kurleander and Michel Grosz using data
on the California community college system helps fill
this gap in evidence.