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  • Individual Author: Shaefer, H. Luke
    Reference Type: SSRC Products
    Year: 2013

    On February 21, 2013, the Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse (SSRC) hosted the What Happens When Job Loss Strikes in Low-Income Families Webinar, featuring Dr. Luke Shaefer. During the Webinar, Dr. Shaefer provided an overview of the transformation of the safety net for low-income families into a system that subsidizes low-wage work, while providing less aid to the non-working poor. Dr. Shaefer also discussed the implications of unemployment spells for low-income families with children and presented information on the relative responsiveness of three major means-tested safety net programs – TANF, SNAP, and EITC – and discussed broader implications and policy recommendations.

    Dr. Shaefer was the second Emerging Scholar, and was the featured Scholar for January-March 2013. Dr. Shaefer is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at the University of Michigan School of Social Work.

    This document is the Webinar transcript. More information on Dr. Shaefer and his work can be found here. Dr....

    On February 21, 2013, the Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse (SSRC) hosted the What Happens When Job Loss Strikes in Low-Income Families Webinar, featuring Dr. Luke Shaefer. During the Webinar, Dr. Shaefer provided an overview of the transformation of the safety net for low-income families into a system that subsidizes low-wage work, while providing less aid to the non-working poor. Dr. Shaefer also discussed the implications of unemployment spells for low-income families with children and presented information on the relative responsiveness of three major means-tested safety net programs – TANF, SNAP, and EITC – and discussed broader implications and policy recommendations.

    Dr. Shaefer was the second Emerging Scholar, and was the featured Scholar for January-March 2013. Dr. Shaefer is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at the University of Michigan School of Social Work.

    This document is the Webinar transcript. More information on Dr. Shaefer and his work can be found here. Dr. Shaefer’s PowerPoint from the Webinar can be found here. A record of the question and answer session from Dr. Shaefer’s Webinar can be found here.

  • Individual Author: Shaefer, H. Luke
    Reference Type: SSRC Products
    Year: 2013

    On February 21, 2013, the Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse (SSRC) hosted the What Happens When Job Loss Strikes in Low-Income Families Webinar, featuring Dr. Luke Shaefer. During the Webinar, Dr. Shaefer provided an overview of the transformation of the safety net for low-income families into a system that subsidizes low-wage work, while providing less aid to the non-working poor. Dr. Shaefer also discussed the implications of unemployment spells for low-income families with children and presented information on the relative responsiveness of three major means-tested safety net programs – TANF, SNAP, and EITC – and discussed broader implications and policy recommendations.

    Dr. Shaefer was the second Emerging Scholar, and was the featured Scholar for January-March 2013. Dr. Shaefer is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at the University of Michigan School of Social Work.

    This document is the PowerPoint for the Webinar. The Webinar recording as well as more information on Dr. Shaefer and his work can be found...

    On February 21, 2013, the Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse (SSRC) hosted the What Happens When Job Loss Strikes in Low-Income Families Webinar, featuring Dr. Luke Shaefer. During the Webinar, Dr. Shaefer provided an overview of the transformation of the safety net for low-income families into a system that subsidizes low-wage work, while providing less aid to the non-working poor. Dr. Shaefer also discussed the implications of unemployment spells for low-income families with children and presented information on the relative responsiveness of three major means-tested safety net programs – TANF, SNAP, and EITC – and discussed broader implications and policy recommendations.

    Dr. Shaefer was the second Emerging Scholar, and was the featured Scholar for January-March 2013. Dr. Shaefer is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at the University of Michigan School of Social Work.

    This document is the PowerPoint for the Webinar. The Webinar recording as well as more information on Dr. Shaefer and his work can be found here. The transcript from Dr. Shaefer’s Webinar can be found here. A record of the question and answer session from Dr. Shaefer’s Webinar can be found here.

  • Individual Author: Shaefer, H. Luke
    Reference Type: SSRC Products
    Year: 2013

    On February 21, 2013, the Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse (SSRC) hosted the What Happens When Job Loss Strikes in Low-Income Families Webinar, featuring Dr. Luke Shaefer. During the Webinar, Dr. Shaefer provided an overview of the transformation of the safety net for low-income families into a system that subsidizes low-wage work, while providing less aid to the non-working poor. Dr. Shaefer also discussed the implications of unemployment spells for low-income families with children and presented information on the relative responsiveness of three major means-tested safety net programs – TANF, SNAP, and EITC – and discussed broader implications and policy recommendations.

    Dr. Shaefer was the second Emerging Scholar, and was the featured Scholar for January-March 2013. Dr. Shaefer is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at the University of Michigan School of Social Work.

    An interactive question and answer session followed the formal presentation and this document provides a record of that dialogue. The recording from the Webinar as well as more information...

    On February 21, 2013, the Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse (SSRC) hosted the What Happens When Job Loss Strikes in Low-Income Families Webinar, featuring Dr. Luke Shaefer. During the Webinar, Dr. Shaefer provided an overview of the transformation of the safety net for low-income families into a system that subsidizes low-wage work, while providing less aid to the non-working poor. Dr. Shaefer also discussed the implications of unemployment spells for low-income families with children and presented information on the relative responsiveness of three major means-tested safety net programs – TANF, SNAP, and EITC – and discussed broader implications and policy recommendations.

    Dr. Shaefer was the second Emerging Scholar, and was the featured Scholar for January-March 2013. Dr. Shaefer is an Assistant Professor of Social Work at the University of Michigan School of Social Work.

    An interactive question and answer session followed the formal presentation and this document provides a record of that dialogue. The recording from the Webinar as well as more information on Dr. Shaefer and his work can be found here. The transcript Dr. Shaefer’s Webinar can be found here. Dr. Shaefer's PowerPoint from the Webinar can be found here.

  • Individual Author: Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse
    Reference Type: SSRC Products
    Year: 2013

    The compendium provides overviews of a large number of national, state, and other large-scale surveys and administrative records databases used by researchers to study topics related to the self-sufficiency of low-income populations. It includes several publicly accessible, easy-to-use databases that are beneficial to practitioners and policymakers. (author abstract)

     

    The compendium provides overviews of a large number of national, state, and other large-scale surveys and administrative records databases used by researchers to study topics related to the self-sufficiency of low-income populations. It includes several publicly accessible, easy-to-use databases that are beneficial to practitioners and policymakers. (author abstract)

     

  • Individual Author: Carrasco, Rogelio; Dixit-Joshi, Sujata; Verel, Kelly; Cole, Kate
    Reference Type: SSRC Products
    Year: 2014

    On March 25, 2014, the Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse (SSRC) hosted The Use and Impact of Federal Nutrition Programs at Farmers Markets Webinar featuring Rogelio Carrasco, Program Analyst at the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), Dr. Sujata Dixit-Joshi from Westat, Kelly Verel from Project for Public Spaces, and Kate Cole, Masters in Public Health (MPH), from the University of Washington. This Webinar explored the role and impact of federal nutrition program use at local farmers markets, recent efforts to increase low-income family participation in local farmers markets, and the benefits and challenges presented to farmers market vendors in accepting public assistance benefits. This document contains the questions and answers discussed during the Webinar.

    View additional materials from the Webinar here. The...

    On March 25, 2014, the Self-Sufficiency Research Clearinghouse (SSRC) hosted The Use and Impact of Federal Nutrition Programs at Farmers Markets Webinar featuring Rogelio Carrasco, Program Analyst at the Food and Nutrition Service (FNS), Dr. Sujata Dixit-Joshi from Westat, Kelly Verel from Project for Public Spaces, and Kate Cole, Masters in Public Health (MPH), from the University of Washington. This Webinar explored the role and impact of federal nutrition program use at local farmers markets, recent efforts to increase low-income family participation in local farmers markets, and the benefits and challenges presented to farmers market vendors in accepting public assistance benefits. This document contains the questions and answers discussed during the Webinar.

    View additional materials from the Webinar here. The PowerPoint from the Webinar can be found here. The Webinar transcript can be found here.

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