New Frontiers in Poverty Research: 3rd Annual Conference

May 18, 2017 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm


Columbia School of Social Work, 1255 Amsterdam Ave., New York 10027

Event Organizer

Center on Poverty and Social Policy

Sponsored by the Center on Poverty & Social Policy and the Columbia Population Research Center (CPRC)

DATE: Thursday, May 18, 2017
TIME: 12:00 noon – 6:00 p.m.
WHERE: Social Work Building, Columbia University

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The Center on Poverty & Social Policy (CPSP) at the Columbia School of Social Work invites participation in its third annual conference on the theme of new frontiers in poverty research. The 2017 conference features two keynote addresses and two panel sessions. For more information, go to conference agenda.


  • David Ellwood of the Harvard Kennedy School: “The Future of Poverty and Mobility Policy in the Trump Era” (12:30–1:30 p.m.)
  • Sherry Glied of NYU’s Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service: “Antipoverty Policy, Mobility, and Health” (4:15–5:00 p.m.)


  • Session One: “Harnessing the Robin Hood Poverty Tracker to Understand New Dimensions of Poverty in New York City” (1:30–2:45 p.m.)
  • Session Two: “Simulating Changes in the Safety Net” (3:00–4:15 p.m.)


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