Assistant Secretary for Planning

Related Past Events

Jun
06
Overview On June 7, 2007 the National Poverty Center at the University of Michigan will host a conference entitled The Impact of Religion and Faith-Based Organizations on the Lives of Low Income Families . Purpose The project features nine papers by leading researchers, policy analysts, and practitioners who are interested in better understanding the role that religion and religious organizations play in assisting low-income families and affecting their behavior. Such impacts can occur through a wide variety of mechanisms, including i
2007 - 8:45 am to 4:30 pm
Feb
09
About the Conference Health policy is often equated with health insurance and programs explicitly linked with the provision of medical and health services. However, many public policies and expenditures can and do affect population health and health disparities, even though health is neither a central goal nor an anticipated side effect of these efforts.
2006 -
Jun
14
This workshop largely replicated last year's successful course. Read about the 2003 Summer Workshop, including participant comments . Participants were provided with training in the use of the 1% and 5% Public Use Micro-sample from Census 2000 and other Census Bureau datasets so that they can better understand social and economic issues affecting low-income populations and carry out their own analyses.
2004 -
Jun
14
June 14- 18, 2004 Ann Arbor, MI Download the reading list for this workshop . This workshop was designed as an intense mini-graduate course on poverty, providing the background to persons who want to offer undergraduate courses or engage in poverty-related research but who did not receive substantive training about poverty research in their graduate work. The instructors for the workshop were University of Michigan
2004 -
Sep
04
Conference main page | Agenda and conference papers Overview This event - the National Poverty Center's inaugural research conference - brought together over 150 scholars, policy analysts, and practitioners who work on issues related to marriage, cohabitation, and family functioning among the low-income population.
2003 -