Poverty, Inequality, and Social Policy

NBER Reporter, Summer 2013 | Go to article overview

Poverty, Inequality, and Social Policy


An NBER/Universities' Research Conference on "Poverty, Inequality, and Social Policy" took place in Cambridge on May 10 and 11, 2013. NBER Research Associates Phillip Levine of Wellesley College and Melissa Schettini Kearney of the University of Maryland organized the conference and chose these papers to discuss:

* Marianne Bitler, University of California, Irvine and NBER; Hilary Hoynes, University of California, Davis and NBER; and Elira Kuka, University of California, Davis, "Do In-Work Tax Credits Serve as a Safety Net?"

* Bhashkar Mazumder, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and Sarah Miller, University of Michigan, "The Effects of the Massachusetts Health Reform on Financial Well Being"

* Joanne Hsu, Federal Reserve Board, and David Matsa and Brian Melzer, Northwestern University, "Unemployment Insurance and Consumer Credit"

* Patricia Anderson, Dartmouth College and NBER; Kristin Butcher, Wellesley College and NBER; Hilary Hoynes; and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, Northwestern University and NBER, "Understanding Food Security Over the Great Recession"

* Lucie Schmidt, Williams College, and Lara Shore-Sheppard and Tara Watson, Williams College and NBER, "The Effect of Safety Net Programs on Food Insecurity"

* Hannes Schwandt, Princeton University, "Unlucky Cohorts: Income, Health Insurance, and AIDS Mortality of Recession Graduates"

* Ariel Kalil, University of Chicago; Magne Mogstad, University College London; and Mari Rege and Mark Votruba, Case Western Reserve University, "Father Presence and the Intergenerational Transmission of Educational Attainment"

* Phillip Levine and Melissa Schettini Kearney, "Income Inequality and the Decision to Drop Out of High School"

* Anna Aizer, Brown University and NBER; Florencia Borrescio Higa, Brown University; and Hernan Winkler, University of California, Los Angeles "Impact of Rising Inequality on Health at Birth"

* Adriana Lleras-Muney, University of California, Los Angeles and NBER; Anna Aizer; Joseph Ferrie, Northwestern University and NBER; and Shari Eli, University of Toronto, "The Long Term Impact of Means-Tested Transfers: Evidence from the Mother's Pension Program"

* Anuj Shah, University of Chicago; Sendhil Mullainathan, Harvard University and NBER; and Eldar Shafir, Princeton University, "Poverty Impedes Cognitive Function"

Summaries of these papers are available at: http://conference. …

The rest of this article is only available to active members of Questia

Already a member? Log in now.

Notes for this article

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this article

Cited article

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited article

Poverty, Inequality, and Social Policy
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this article

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved from this article
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
Some of your highlights are legacy items.

Highlights saved before July 30, 2012 will not be displayed on their respective source pages.

You can easily re-create the highlights by opening the book page or article, selecting the text, and clicking “Highlight.”

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Buy instant access to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Thanks for trying Questia!

    Please continue trying out our research tools, but please note, full functionality is available only to our active members.

    Your work will be lost once you leave this Web page.

    Buy instant access to save your work.

    Already a member? Log in now.

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.