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Poverty & Social Policy Seminar: More than a Job? Characterizing Poverty Transitions in the U.S.

  • Columbia University 1255 Amsterdam Ave, C03 New York United States (map)

The Center on Poverty and Social Policy at Columbia University invites you to a Poverty & Social Policy Seminar with José Pacas, a visiting scholar from University of Minnesota. Dr. Pacas will share his work, including the factors influencing poverty transitions.

DATE: Tuesday, October 8th
TIME: 1 to 2 pm
LOCATION: Columbia School of Social Work
1255 Amsterdam Avenue, Room 705
New York, NY 10027

About José Pacas
Dr. Pacas is a Research Scientist at the Institute for Social Research and Data Innovation at University of Minnesota. As a research scientist for IPUMS USA, Pacas dedicates his efforts to making US Census data available from 1790 through the modern American Community Survey. Prior to joining IPUMS, Pacas worked as an economist for the Poverty Statistics Branch at the US Census Bureau. His academic research has focused on using Census data to study labor markets, poverty, immigration and racial/ethnic disparities, specifically the factors influencing poverty transitions and the net fiscal impact of labor unions.

Light lunch will be provided.