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Poverty and Anti-poverty Policy after the Great Recession
Sheldon Danziger, University of Michigan National Poverty Center

In this November 2012 seminar, Visiting Scholar Sheldon Danziger discusses how anti-poverty measures fared in the wake of the Great Recession.

Danziger is the director of the National Poverty Center at the University of Michigan, where he is also a Distinguished Professor of Public Policy. His research focuses on trends in poverty and inequality, and the impacts government social programs and economic and demographic changes have on disadvantaged groups. His current work includes research on how the 1996 welfare reform affected the work effort, family income, and material well-being of single mothers.