Poverty Conference 2008

Starting Date: 05-29-2008
Ending Date: 05-30-2008

University Of Wisconsin
Madison, Wisconsin 53701
United States
May 29–30, 2008, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Continuing the seminal book series on poverty policy and research which includes Fighting Poverty (1986), Confronting Poverty (1994), and Understanding Poverty (2001), IRP is holding a conference on May 29–30, 2008, to discuss a new set of commissioned papers that consider trends and determinants of poverty and inequality, the evolution of poverty-related policy, and the consequences of poverty for families and children.
IRP Director Maria Cancian will coedit the book with Sheldon Danziger, codirector of the National Poverty Center, with financial support from the Office of the Assistant Sec Secretary for Planning and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Geographical Scope: National

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