Sheldon Danziger

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Link to:In New York Times, Luke Shaefer discusses new policy proposal on childhood poverty
Oct 19, 2016
With a forthcoming paper on childhood poverty about to be released by the Russell Sage Foundation, Luke Shaefer spoke[...]
Link to:Increasing work opportunities, reducing poverty two decades after Welfare Reform
Nov 06, 2015
A research article by Sandra K. Danziger , Sheldon Danziger , Kristin S. Seefeldt , and Luke Shaefer , " Increasing[...]
Link to:NYT profiles bipartisan plan to reduce poverty, professor emeritus Sheldon Danziger
Feb 03, 2016
The New York Times this week highlights a recent development in the fight against poverty that brought together[...]
Link to:Catch up on faculty news with the Ford School's fall 2015 roundup
Dec 04, 2015
This spring, Robert Axelrod was one of ten distinguished honorary degree recipients at Harvard’s 364th commencement[...]
Link to:The history and future of Detroit, Ren Farley's short course on the iconic American city
Nov 24, 2015
It’s Saturday at 8:30 a.m. when Ren Farley takes a right onto State Street and pulls to the meter in his red Ford[...]

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Apr
10
Citi Foundation Lecture
Policy Talks @ the Ford School
Rebecca Blank will deliver the Citi Foundation Policy Talks @ the Ford School keynote of the two-day Poverty, Policy, and People: 25 Years of Research and Training at the University of Michigan .
2014 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Apr
10
Free and open to the public. Registration required. The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy will host this conference as one of the highlights of the school's year-long centennial celebrations.
2014 -
Nov
19
This event will bring together a variety of stakeholders to discuss what we know, what we are doing, and what can be done to address the continued hardships faced by many Michigan residents in the wake of the Great Recession and the current slow economic recovery. Researchers from the University of Michigan will set the context for the discussion through a presentation of results from the Michigan Recession and Recovery Study (MRRS), based on recent interviews with over 800 households in the Detroit area.
2012 - 1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Sep
19
The financial crisis lay bare how the financial system failed the nation but left hidden the many ways in which that system still fails the most vulnerable Americans. In No Slack, Michael S. Barr explores how low- and moderate-income households cope with financial stress, use financial services to make ends meet, and often come up short. Many households were overleveraged or paid high costs for financial services, while others lacked access to useful financial products that can cushion against economic instability.
2012 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm