New Research on Income Instability

Date & time

Nov 14, 2008, 10:00 am-3:30 pm EST


Michigan Union, Pendleton Room (2nd Floor)
530 S. State Street Ann Arbor, MI 48109
*Please RSVP before 11/10/08 by sending an email with your name and affiliation to [email protected]. Please indicate whether or not you will attend breakfast and/or lunch.

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Co-Sponsored by the Panel Study of Income Dynamics and the National Poverty Center

9:00–9:45 am Continental Breakfast & Registration 9:45–10:00 am Welcome & Introduction: Sheldon Danziger, National Poverty Center 10:00–11:00 am

'Hard Times: The Coping Strategies of Lower-income Women During a Recession'
Kristin Seefeldt, University of Michigan
Helen Levy, University of Michigan

11:00 am–12:00 pm


'Variations in the Duration and Risk of Experiencing Poverty in Adulthood'
Lloyd Grieger, University of Michigan
Sheldon Danziger, University of Michigan
Peter Gottschalk, Boston College

12:00–1:10 pm

Lunch break

1:10–2:10 pm

'Trends in the Transitory Variance of Male Earnings
in the U.S., 1970-2004'

Robert Moffitt, Johns Hopkins University
Peter Gottschalk, Boston College

2:10–3:10 pm

'Trends in Men's Earnings Volatility: What Does the Panel Study of Income Dynamics Show?'
Donggyun Shin, Hanyang Univeristy
Gary Solon, Michigan State University

3:10–3:30 pm

Concluding Comments