Poverty Research & Policy
By Institute for Research on Poverty
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The Poverty Research & Policy Podcast is produced by the University of Wisconsin-Madison's Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) and features interviews with researchers about poverty, inequality, and policy in the United States.
||CleanJacob Bastian on the Real Costs of the EITC||In this episode, Jacob Bastian of the University of Chicago's Harris School of Public Policy discusses his research with the Census Bureau's Maggie Jones on the real public costs of the Earned Income Tax Credit.||11/27/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMichael Light on Rates of Violence and the Consequences of Segregation||In this episode, University of Wisconsin-Madison sociologist Michael Light talks about a paper he co-authored with Julia Thomas looking at the consequences of segregation and whether whites benefit from segregation when it comes to rates of violence.||11/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBeth Vaade, Kerry Lawton, and Eric Grodsky on Research-Practice Partnerships in Education||In this episode of the Poverty Research and Policy Podcast, Beth Vaade of the Madison Metropolitan School District, Kerry Lawton of the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, and Eric Grodsky, a professor of Sociology and Educational Policy...||9/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHeather Hill on Why Disruptions in Income Might Matter for Child Development||In this podcast episode, Heather Hill of the University of Washington's Evan's School of Public Policy and Governance discusses her research on income dynamics and why income disruptions might matter for children's cognitive, social, and emotional...||8/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMaria Cancian On Changing Families And Changing Child Support Policies||In this podcast episode, University of Wisconsin–Madison Professor of Public Affairs and Social Work Maria Cancian talks about the changing demographics of U.S. families and the challenges this creates for the child support system.||7/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKathleen Moore on the Housing Choice Voucher Program and Rental Market Discrimination||In this podcast episode, IRP National Poverty Fellow Kathleen Moore talks about the Housing Choice Voucher Program and her research about how landlords respond to inquiries from potential renters who hold housing vouchers. Transcript||4/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBrad Wilcox On The “Success Sequence” For Millennials||In this podcast episode, Brad Wilcox of the University of Virginia and the National Marriage Project talks about the "Success Sequence" and how, for millennials, finishing their education, obtaining a full-time job, and getting married...||3/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMustafa Hussein: Can Your Neighborhood Affect Your Health?||In this podcast episode, Mustafa Hussein of the School of Public Health, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee discusses his research on how differences in socioeconomic status can lead to differences in health and, specifically, how much a...||1/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRobert Doar on "A Safety Net That Works"||In this podcast episode, Robert Doar of the American Enterprise Institute (AEI) discusses the AEI volume he edited called A Safety Net that Works and the approaches he and his coauthors in the volume propose to improve the...||12/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanClaudia Persico on How Exposure to Toxic Waste Sites Before Birth Affect Children’s Development||In this podcast episode, Claudia Persico, Assistant Professor of Educational Leadership & Policy Anaysis at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, discusses a study she conducted with David Figlio and Jeffrey Roth that looks at the effects of...||11/1/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTashara Leak on Childhood Obesity in the United States||In this podcast episode, Tashara Leak, an Assistant Professor of Nutritional Sciences at Cornell University, discusses trends, health risks, and socioeconomic factors associated with childhood obesity as well as promising programs that could help...||10/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|