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 Maryland.
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 low-income children.
This special podcast report describes a new study by center director Ann Stevens and graduate student affiliate Chloe East that examines how many workers at or near the minimum wage still rely on safety net programs to help their families get by. Listen now.
In this podcast, Harry Holzer and Center Director Ann Stevens discuss how colleges have taken on the role of building the U.S. labor force. In March, 2015, Holzer visited the center as a Visiting Scholar to present the seminar “Building Labor Market Skills among Disadvantaged Americans.”
In this podcast, Kathleen Short and Center Director Ann Stevens discuss the Supplemental Poverty Measure and other attempts to measure poverty throughout the nation. In November, 2014, Short visited the center to present the seminar “The Supplemental Poverty Measure for 2013: Latest Estimates and Research.”
In this podcast, visiting scholar Stephanie Jones and Amanda Guyer, a UC Davis Associate Professor of Human Development and Family Studies, discuss the long-term impacts of poverty and violence on social and emotional development in a conversation that ranges from classroom interventions to cross-disciplinary research into non-cognitive skills.
In this podcast, visiting scholar Caroline Hoxby discusses her Expanding College Opportunities Project with UC Davis Professor of Economics Scott Carrell and Associate Professor of Education Michal Kurlaender, including the project’s interventions with college-bound, low-income, high-achieving students.
In this podcast, visiting scholar Ezra Rosser and UC Davis Law professor and Center faculty affiliate Lisa Pruitt discuss a range of issues related to Native American Poverty, from its lack of visibility and interest for legal scholars to its causes and possible solutions.