News: Poverty studies

Reimagining the Future After a Crisis: Falling Short, Winning Big, Challenging Norms, and Enacting Change

In this post for our special series on social work research during and after COVID, the Center on Poverty and…

April 9 @ 10:30 pm

Reuben Jonathan Miller, University of Chicago SSA Professor and Scholar on U.S. Carceral System, Will be 2021 Graduation Speaker

The Columbia School of Social Work has announced that Dr. Reuben Jonathan Miller, Assistant Professor at the University of Chicago…

April 2 @ 5:10 pm

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…

March 26 @ 7:43 pm

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…

February 19 @ 9:25 pm

Qin Gao Joins Columbia University’s Committee on Global Thought

An expert on poverty in China and Asia, Prof. Gao is the first social work scholar to join this prestigious…

November 16, 2020 @ 4:52 pm

3 Questions for…Assistant Professor Rob Hartley

Assistant Professor Robert Paul Hartley, who joined the School of Social Work in 2019, is an applied microeconomist working in…

November 10, 2020 @ 3:54 pm

Poverty Center & Robin Hood Expand Scope of Their New York City Survey

An expanded poverty tracking survey will now look at early childhood poverty and the experiences of Asian-American New Yorkers. What’s…

November 25, 2019 @ 10:03 pm

Professor Qin Gao to Co-Edit Special Journal Issue on Poverty Alleviation in Asia

What approaches are Asian countries taking to improve the lives of the poor? Professor Qin Gao and her co-editor are…

October 1, 2019 @ 8:49 pm

My Year of Discovery at Columbia’s China Center for Social Policy

Xuan Huo (left) with Professor Qin Gao (right) in the Columbia School of Social Work’s lobby I first met Qin…

September 30, 2019 @ 5:11 pm

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

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