News: Poverty studies

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 @ 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 @ 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

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

Interim Dean Garfinkel Contributes to Study on Slashing Child Poverty

In a new National Academies report, Interim Dean Irwin Garfinkel and colleagues identify the most effective policy means for reducing…

April 4, 2019 @ 9:06 pm

Qin Gao’s Carnegie Council Interview One of 2018’s Most Popular

Highlights from Dr. Qin Gao’s interview on poverty reduction and social welfare in China ranked among the Carnegie Council for…

February 14, 2019 @ 9:13 pm

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