2011 University of Michigan Poverty Research Grants


Our U-M grants program is especially designed to fund projects that incorporate novel uses of existing datasets or analyses of novel data sources, collaborative projects involving graduate students and faculty, and projects likely to result in future successful grant applications.

Funded Research

Helping the Street Homeless in Atlantic City, NJ: A Qualitative Study
Jacob Avery, University of Michigan

A Dynamic Structural Model of Post-Hurricane Katrina Migration and Residential Rebuilding
Jesse Gregory and Jeffrey Smith, University of Michigan

Unemployment Insurance, on-the-job search and unemployment of older workers
Italo Gutierrez, University of Michigan

The Long-Term Effects of Family Planning Programs on Children's Living Circumstances
Zoe McLaren and Martha Bailey, University of Michigan

Evaluating the Impact of Criminal Record Set-Aside Laws on Recidivism and Socioeconomic Outcomes
J.J. Prescott and Sonja Starr, University of Michigan

Funds for this competition are provided by the Rackham Graduate School and the Office of the Vice President for Research at the University of Michigan.

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