News: Economic Policy
Tracking Poverty, Making Policy
Sophie Collyer, a dual-degree alumna of CSSW and SIPA, works at the intersection of policy analysis and social justice. This…
Enact Fundamental Change to Address Poverty
The COVID pandemic exacerbated poverty in the United States, and the Biden administration should take significant steps to support those…
Sky Sealey-Otero (MSW’19) Joins American Voices Project as Research Fellow
Childhood concerns about inequality have put this MSW student on an unstoppable career path in social enterprise administration and social…
According to Latest Poverty Tracker Data, New York City Fails to Meet Needs of Poorest Residents
The Columbia Population Research Center, in partnership with the Robin Hood Foundation, has released its Fall 2014 Poverty Tracker, the second in a series of reports on the state of poverty in New York City.
Sandy’s Long-term Consequences for Impoverished New Yorkers
Two years after Hurricane Sandy, what socio-economic lessons have we learned from the deadly storm? Researchers from the Columbia Population Research Center, housed within our School, comb through the data from the Robin Hood Foundation-funded Poverty Tracker for answers.
New Study Shows Crucial Role of Safety Net in Lowering U.S. Poverty Rates
A new study led by researchers at our School is making waves in Washington because of its findings on the importance of government transfers in keeping Americans out of poverty.
SWM-002: Orchid vs Dandelion Parenting in the Wake of the Great Recession, with Professor Irv Garfinkel
In this podcast, Professor Irwin Garfinkel goes into more detail about his recently publishing findings on harsh parenting during the Great Recession.