Session 76:
Demographic Aspects of Poverty

Friday, May 1
8:30 AM - 10:20 AM
Mackinac West
Level 5

Chair: Johanne Boisjoly, Université du Québec à Rimouski
Discussant: Timothy M. Smeeding, University of Wisconsin at Madison
Discussant: Maria Cancian, University of Wisconsin at Madison

  1. Minimum Wages and the Poor: Evidence on the Target Efficiency of the Obama ProposalJoseph J. Sabia, American University; Richard V. Burkhauser, Cornell University

  2. A First Look at U.S. Children in Persistently-Poor NeighborhoodsMark S. Mather, Population Reference Bureau (PRB); Nadwa Mossaad, Population Reference Bureau (PRB)

  3. An Evaluation of the Bolsa Familia Program in Brazil: Expenditures, Education and Labor OutcomesAna Oliveira, Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional (CEDEPLAR); Julio C. Sousa, Centro de Desenvolvimento e Planejamento Regional (CEDEPLAR)

  4. Afterschool Child Care Subsidies and Maternal Employment Stability among Low-Income PopulationsXiang Gao, University of Washington

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