Poverty in the Pandemic: Policy Lessons from COVID-19

September 21, 2023 1:00 pm

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC | ONLINE (VIA ZOOM) | REGISTRATION REQUIRED 

Columbia University’s Center on Poverty and Social Policy, The Hamilton Project-Brookings Institution, and the Russell Sage Foundation invite you to a discussion of the policy takeaways from the COVID-19 pandemic for reducing poverty and promoting economic well-being moving forward.

The event gathers policy researchers for a discussion, moderated by Jason DeParle of the New York Times, of the policy takeaways from the COVID-19 pandemic for reducing poverty and promoting economic well-being moving forward. Zach Parolin will present his new book (Poverty in the Pandemic, out September 1 with the Russell Sage Foundation), followed by a discussion of the challenges faced by low-income households, how the federal government achieved a record-low poverty rate in 2020 and again in 2021, and what lessons ought to be carried forward from those experiences.

PROGRAM

Welcome Address: Christopher Wimer (Columbia) and Sheldon Danziger (Russell Sage Foundation)
Moderator: Jason DeParle (New York Times)
Panelist and Book Author: Zachary Parolin (Bocconi University)
Panelist: Wendy Edelberg (The Hamilton Project and Brookings Institution)
Panelist: Bradley Hardy (Georgetown University)

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