child wellbeing

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Pilkauskas wins 2020 IPUMS Research Award

Apr 28, 2021
Natasha Pilkauskas' research on "Historical Trends in Children Living in Multigenerational Households in the United States: 1870–2018" has been selected as the 2020 winner of the IPUMS Research Award.  Pilkauskas and her co-authors used decennial...
Economic Development Seminar

Human Capital in the Presence of Child Labor

Oct 7, 2021, 4:00-5:20 pm EDT
Policies that improve early life human capital are a promising tool to alter disadvantaged children’s lifelong trajectories. Yet, in many low-income countries, children and their parents face tradeoffs between schooling and productive work.
Program in Practical Policy Projects

City of Dearborn Department of Public Health

January 2023 - April 2023
Noah Attal (MPP '24), Samir Deshpande (MPP '23), Sophie Greenberg (BA '23, Public Policy), Kyra Martin (MPP ‘23), Anna Nguyen (MPP ‘24), Yuer Wang (MPP ‘24)
The Dearborn Department of Public Health (DPH) was formally launched in April 2022, becoming only the second city in Michigan with a public health department, and the first to do so voluntarily. The Department was founded on the principle of “Health in All Policies.” Health in All Policies is a collaborative approach to improving the health of all people by incorporating health considerations into decision-making across sectors and policy areas. The goal of Health in All Policies is to ensure that all decision-makers are informed about the health, equity, and sustainability consequences of...