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Institute for Research on Poverty
IRP is a center for interdisciplinary research into the causes and consequences of poverty and social inequality in the United States. As one of three Area Poverty
Research Centers sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, it has a particular interest in poverty and family welfare in the Midwest.
"Wisconsin Poverty Report," May 2009
UW News: Wisconsin Poverty Report gauges nature and extent of problem statewide

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May 7, 2009: A Cross-Cultural Analysis of Class and Race Differences in Perceptions of Social Mobility and Academic Engagement, Angel Harris

May 14, 2009: Social Income Transfers and Income Poverty Alleviation in the EU and in the USA: An Empirical Analysis of Effectiveness of Poverty Reduction, Koen Caminada

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Recent Publications

Stepping Stone or Dead End? The Effect of the EITC on Earnings Growth

Dahl, M., DeLeire, T., and Schwabish, J.

Changing Poverty and Changing Antipoverty Policies

Cancian, M. and Danziger, S.

Long-Term Effects of Public Low-Income Housing Vouchers on Labor Market Outcomes

Carlson, D., Haveman, R., Kaplan, T., and Wolfe, B.

From Policy to Polity: Democracy, Paternalism, and the Incorporation of Disadvantaged Citizens

Bruch, S. K., Ferree, M. M., and Soss, J.

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