Annoucements: January 2010


Request for Proposals: The Effects of Recessions and Recoveries on the Well-being of Workers and Families Small Grants Competition
Deadline: January 29, 2010 at 5 PM Eastern Time
The NPC seeks to fund research that will broaden and/or deepen our understanding of the effects of the recessions and/or impact of increased federal spending through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) or through other programs initiatives on the well-being of workers and families. Learn more…

Request for Applications: Analyzing Poverty and Socioeconomic Trends Using the American Community Survey (ACS) Workshop
Deadline: February 26, 2010 at 5 PM Eastern Time
The NPC invites applications for participants in a four-day workshop to train in the use of micro-data from the Census Bureau’s annual American Community Survey (ACS) to understand social and economic issues affecting low-income populations and carry out their own analyses. Learn more…



New Policy Briefs Available
New policy briefs are available on the topics of the health effects of social and economic policy, social and economic policies as health policy, and the economics of early adulthood.  Browse Policy Briefs…

About the NPC

The National Poverty Center (NPC) at the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan is a university-based, nonpartisan research center.  The NPC conducts and promotes multidisciplinary, policy-relevant research on the causes and consequences of poverty; provides mentoring and training to young scholars; and disseminates findings to the broad policy community.  Major funding for the NPC is provided by the Office of the Assistant Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

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