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Study Showing Medicaid’s Anti-Poverty Effect Cited in “Forbes”

Research scientists Naomi Zewde and Christopher Wimer found that Medicaid expansions under Obamacare lifted nearly 700,000 out of poverty. Medicaid…

August 8, 2019 @ 11:06 pm

Welfare Participation and Youth Depression: Correlation or Causation?

Professor Qin Gao has contributed to a paper showing that, while some studies are linking welfare participation and levels of…

July 26, 2019 @ 7:57 pm

Desmond Patton Named a Provost Leadership Fellow

The Office of the Provost has selected Associate Professor Desmond Patton as one of 14 Provost Leadership Fellows for 2019–2021….

July 25, 2019 @ 3:57 pm

My Experience as a Visiting Scholar at the China Center for Social Policy

At the end of my first month as a visiting scholar at the China Center for Social Policy, run by…

July 24, 2019 @ 5:11 pm

MSW Students Learn How to Practice as a Team with Other Health Care Professionals

Columbia offers students in health care-related fields a unique opportunity to create connections and work collaboratively. Health care in the…

July 10, 2019 @ 7:59 pm

New Study: Through Welfare, States Are Widening Black-White Child Poverty Gap

A poverty studies scholar uncovers racial bias in choices states make in the use and distribution of federal assistance benefits….

June 25, 2019 @ 9:25 pm

What We Know—and Don’t Know—about Paid Family Care Leave

Professor Jane Waldfogel and public health student Emma Liebman locate a missing piece in the U.S. social insurance system. Though…

June 24, 2019 @ 9:42 pm

Michael Friedman & Camille Alleyne: What Does the First Step Act Do for People with Mental Illness?

Adjunct professor teams up with MSW student to assess the impact of landmark criminal justice reform on justice-involved people with…

June 24, 2019 @ 8:27 pm

Creating Sustainable Mobility from Poverty

The fifth annual New Frontiers in Poverty Research conference featured a keynote by Wes Moore, innovative policy proposals such as…

June 13, 2019 @ 10:08 pm

Heidi Allen on American Healthcare and the People Left Behind

The School of Social Work professor has seen some of the worst inequalities in American healthcare up close and is…

June 3, 2019 @ 8:16 pm

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