New Findings on Poverty and Public Policy: A National Poverty Center Symposium

Date & time

Jun 24-16, 2024, 12:00 am-1:52 pm EDT


Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
Ann Arbor, MI
  • Greg Duncan, Northwestern University
    Welfare Reform and Child Well-Being

    Ron Haskins, The Brookings Institution
    The Politics of Welfare Reform Reauthorization

    Maria Cancian, University of Wisconsin - Madison
    Welfare and Child Support: Lessons from the Child Support Demonstration Evaluation

    Ronald Mincy, Columbia University
    Fathers in Fragile Families


Greg Duncan

Description of and results from the Next Generation Study

PowerPoint: View Greg Duncan's slides (157K)

Video clip: Key questions and methods - The Next Generation Study (2 minutes, 16 seconds)

Video clip: Description of the welfare reform "treatments" explored in the Next Generation Study (51 seconds)

Video clip: Results from the Next Generation Study (3 minutes, 13 seconds)


Related resource:

Next Generation Study
Ron Haskins

The politics of welfare reform reauthorization

PowerPoint: View Ron Haskin's slides (54K)

Video clip: Summary of debated issues for reauthorization of welfare reform legislation (9 minutes, 6 seconds)


Maria Cancian

Welfare and child support: lessons from the Child Support Demonstration Evaluation

PowerPoint: View Maria Cancian's slides (230K)

Video clip: Introduction - why child support issues are important (2 minutes, 3 seconds)

Video clip: Summary and policy implications from the Child Support Demonstration Evaluation (2 minutes, 32 seconds)

Related information

Child Support Demonstration Evaluation

Ronald Mincy

Findings and implications from the Fragile Families study

PowerPoint: View Ron Mincy's slides (153K)

Video clip: Screening for non-romantic involvement and why that is an important implementation and policy question. (3 minutes, 15 seconds)

Video clip: Summary of results and implications. (1 minute, 13 seconds)

Related information

Fragile Families and Child-Well Being Study home page
Ronald Mincy's home page