Impact University: Public Policy

Economics of Poverty

Institute for Research on Poverty >

The Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison is dedicated to advancing understanding of the causes and consequences of U.S. poverty and inequality. It collects and analyzes information, continually updated from state and national data and special-purpose studies, on the evolving condition of low-income individuals and families and policies and programs to improve their well-being and increase self-sufficiency.

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National Partnership for Women and Families >

The National Partnership for Women & Families (NPWF) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization located in Washington, D.C., which promote fairness in the workplace, reproductive health and rights, access to quality, affordable health care, and policies that help women and men meet the dual demands of work and family.

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Alliance for Early Success >

The Alliance for Early Success is a catalyst for bringing state, national, and funding partners together to improve state policies for children, starting at birth and continuing through age eight.

Budget

Center on Budget and Policy Priorities >

The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities is a nonpartisan research and policy institute, which pursues federal and state policies designed both to reduce poverty and inequality and to restore fiscal responsibility in equitable and effective ways.

Children

National Center for Children in Poverty >

The National Center for Children in Poverty (NCCP) is one of the nation's leading public policy centers dedicated to promoting the economic security, health, and well-being of America's low-income families and children.

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