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Pulte family’s $111 million partnership provides Notre Dame with resources to fight poverty

Author: Dennis Brown

The University of Notre Dame has developed a variety of tools to address the problems of the poor and to develop and measure the impact of anti-poverty programs. Now, thanks to a $111 million partnership between the University and the...

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LEO’s Evans on Capitol Hill: Study shows housing vouchers reduced veteran homelessness

Author: Leigh Lynes

The President’s proposed fiscal year 2020 federal budget includes no growth in funding for HUD-VASH - the supportive housing voucher program for homeless veterans - eliminating new vouchers for anyone not currently holding one. William Evans, co-founder of the...

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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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