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ISR Insights Speaker Series Returns

Unprecedented: The Expansion of the Social Safety Net During the COVID Era and Its Impacts on Poverty and Hardship
Wednesday, September 29 at 11am EDT, ISR Thompson Rm 1430 and virtually

A major economic crisis accompanied the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, but in response the federal government mounted the largest and most comprehensive expansion of the social safety net in modern times. In this talk, H. Luke Shaefer will review research on the impacts of this safety net expansion, and where the nation goes from here.

ISR Insights Speaker Series - Unprecedented: The Expansion of the Social Safety Net During the COVID Era and Its Impacts on Poverty and Hardship. Wednesday, September 29 | 11am EDT with H. Luke Shaefer.

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ISR consists of five separate but interdependent research centers, each with a particular focus and capabilities.

Faculty Profiles

ISR’s faculty experts conduct groundbreaking and wide-ranging social science research — representing more than 20 academic disciplines. Included below are two examples of the type of work being done by members of our team.

  • Vincent L. Hutchings

    Research Professor, CPS Professor, LSA Political Science
    Vince Hutchings received a BA in Political Science from San Jose State University and a PhD in Political Science from … more
  • Brooke Helppie-McFall

    Assistant Research Scientist, SRC-HRS
    Helppie-McFall's research interests include labor and demographic economics, the economics of aging, and survey methodology and design. Much … more

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