Panel: Understanding the Effects of Social Policy On Poverty
(Poverty and Social Policy)

Friday, November 8, 2013: 1:15 PM-2:45 PM
DuPont (Westin Georgetown)

*Names in bold indicate Presenter

Panel Chairs:  David Johnson, US Census Bureau
Discussants:  Mark Levitan, NYC Center for Economic Opportunity
Reassessing Trends in Poverty Using the Supplemental Poverty Measure
Christopher Wimer, Liana Fox, Irwin Garfinkel, Neeraj Kaushal and Jane Waldfogel, Columbia University

The Effects of SNAP On Poverty and Economic Well-Being
Timothy Smeeding, Institute for Research on Poverty, Dean Jolliffe, World Bank and Laura Tiehen, US Department of Agriculture

The Poverty-Reducing Effect of Medicaid: An Analysis Using the Census Bureau's New Supplemental Poverty Measure
Don Oellerich, US Department of Health and Human Services and Benjamin Sommers, Harvard University

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