News: Social Welfare Policy

FACULTY Q&A: Heidi Allen

Associate Professor Heidi Allen joined the School of Social Work faculty in 2012, after working as a research scientist on…

October 9, 2019 @ 5:59 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

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

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

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

Michael Tubbs on Structural Violence, UBI, and the Dignity of Work

During a full day of events, the millennial mayor of Stockton, California, inspired all he met with his determination to…

May 13, 2019 @ 8:51 pm

Journal Article Addresses Unique Mental Health Needs of China’s Migrant Children

Children of China’s many internal migrants have a hard time adjusting. Two alumni and a current student have co-written a…

May 10, 2019 @ 3:09 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

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