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ND economics students gain hands-on research experience in LEO’s fight against poverty

Author: Leigh Lynes

Economics students at the University of Notre Dame are contributing to the evidence-based anti-poverty research conducted by Notre Dame economics professors and research faculty at the Wilson Sheehan Lab for Economic Opportunities...

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U.S. poverty numbers continue to decline, according to 2018 consumption poverty report

Author: Leigh Lynes

A more accurate measure of the poverty rate, based on how much people consume, highlights the dramatic decline in poverty over the past four decades, a fact that is missed by the official government poverty numbers. This can be visualized...

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Former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan speaks about evidence-based anti-poverty policy

Author: Leigh Lynes

LEO was honored to cohost, with The Rooney Center for the Study of American Democracy, an event for University of Notre Dame students featuring Former Speaker of the House Paul Ryan. The event, “Evidence and Policymaking in the Age...

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LEO at IRP

Author: Grace Palmer

LEO co-founder Jim Sullivan and research faculty Patrick Turner were both in Wisconsin recently to present at the Institution for Research on Poverty's Summer Research Workshop. Here, Dr. Sullivan discussed the Padua Project…

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LEO Hosts Webinar on "Nudging Towards a College Scholarship," Insights from an Enrollment Intervention

Author: Andrea Ringer

On November 1, Dr. Sarah Kroeger, LEO Assistant Research Professor, and Karla Lee, Director of Middle Schools with the South Bend Community School Corporation, shared findings from a nudge intervention to encourage enrollment in the 21st Century Scholars Program, a...

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