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New NBER Working Paper by LEO's Jim Sullivan and Bruce Meyer on consumption inequality.

Author: Rachel Fulcher-Dawson

LEO Co-founder, Jim Sullivan, the Rev. Thomas J. McDonagh, C.S.C., Associate Professor of Economics, and co-author Bruce Meyer of University of Chicago, have a new NBER Working Paper demonstrating the changes in income inequality and consumption inequality over the past 50...

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Research by LEO's Jim Sullivan Highlighted in Real Clear Policy article on Data and Poverty

Author: Rachel Fulcher-Dawson

Fundamental to the work that LEO does is the use of data to improve understanding of anti-poverty programs.  In a recent article for Real Clear Policy, Robert Doar, Morgridge Fellow of Poverty Studies at the American Enterprise Institute articulates the...

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LEO’s Jim Sullivan Presents on Homelessness Prevention at the National Human Services Data Consortium 2017 Spring Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah.

Author: Rachel Fulcher-Dawson

In April 2017, Jim Sullivan, Associate Professor of Economics and co-Founder of the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO), presented to practitioners and data administrators from across the country at the Spring Conference of the...

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Co-Founder James Sullivan Appears on WGN Radio to Discuss LEO Study on Homelessness Prevention

Author: Steven Koich

LEO co-founder Jim Sullivan spoke on The Opening Bell on WGN Radio to address the issue of homelesseness and a new study in support what may be the best prevention method.  The interview highlights the findings of his recent publication in Science Magazine…

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Nutritional assistance programs would benefit from analysis, economist testifies before subcommittee

Author: William G. Gilroy

James Sullivan, Rev. Thomas J. McDonagh, C.S.C., associate professor of economics and director of the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities (LEO) at the University of Notre Dame, testified Wednesday (July 15) before the U.S. House of Representatives...

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