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Summer workshop application
Conducting Research Using the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP) - 8/8-8/11 (Adobe PDF).

Growing suburb poverty, a Michigan Radio interview with Scott Allard.

Scott Allard, an associate professor at the University of Chicago and a research affiliate with the National Poverty Center, was interviewed on Michigan Radio's "Stateside" in a story about suburban poverty, "Where poverty lives in Michigan."

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Video: Sheldon Danziger: Poverty and Antipoverty Policies Before and After the Great Recession. Presented at the Shepherd Higher Education Consortium on Poverty Symposia on Aug. 8, 2012.

Video/Transcript: Insufficient Funds: Savings, Assets, Credit and Banking Among Low-Income Households

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New Publications

Working Paper: "White-Collar Woes: Later-Career Job Displacement in the “New Risk Economy.”" Ruby Mendenhall, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Ariel Kalil, University of Chicago; Laurel J. Spindel, University of Chicago; and Cassandra Hart, Northwestern University.

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News and Events

April 6: Beyond civil rights: The Moynihan Report and its legacy

March 11: Persistence and Fadeout in the Impacts of Child and Adolescent Interventions

October 14: $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America

April 24: Rising wealth inequality: Causes, consequences, and potential responses

November 19: Michigan's recession and recovery: Opportunities for the research, non-profit, and civic engagement communities

News: Sheldon Danziger named new president of Russell Sage Foundation

News: Census report on poverty rate shows stimulus worked, Sheldon Danziger says

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Current training and funding opportunities