Type: Public event

The Economy, Public Policy and Poverty in the U.S.: What Changes Can President Obama Make?

Date & time

Jun 24, 2009, 4:00-5:00 pm EDT


Sheldon H. Danziger

Professor Danziger is the Henry J. Meyer Distinguished University Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Research Professor at the Population Studies Center. His research focuses on social welfare policies and on the effects of economic, demographic, and public policy changes on trends in poverty and inequality. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a John Simon Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, Director of the National Poverty Center, and Director of the Research and Training Program on Poverty and Public Policy. Professor Danziger received his Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

This lecture is presented as part of the 2009 National Poverty Center Summer Workshop, 'Analyzing Poverty and Socioeconomic Trends Using the American Community Survey (ACS).'

There is no admission fee or registration for this lecture.

Sponsored by:
National Poverty Center, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan