Media and Presentations


Listed below, in chronological order, are the most recent videos from the WCPC Seminar Series on Poverty and Policy. The videos can be accessed through their respective seminar archive pages as well.


The Effects of Health Care Benefits: A Randomized Trial for Disability Insurance Beneficiaries
Presented by Charles Michalopoulos, Chief Economist, MDRC (Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation)
Monday, May 21, 2012




See the slides from this presentation here.

Re-Evaluating Assumptions about Behavior and Choice in Response to Public Assistance: A Behavioral Decision Analysis
Presented by Crystal Hall, Assistant Professor of Public Affairs, University of Washington
Monday, May 14, 2012




See the slides from this presentation here.


The War on Poverty's Experiment in Public Medicine: Community Health Centers and the Mortality of Older Americans
Presented by Andrew J. Goodman-Bacon, Graduate Student of Economics, University of Michigan
Monday, May 7, 2012




See the slides from this presentation here.


What is a “Good Neighborhood”?: Exploring the Choices of Low-Income Households in Portland
Presented by Lisa Bates, Assistant Professor of Urban Studies and Planning, Portland State University and Ellen Bassett, Associate Professor of Urban Studies and Planning, Portland State University
Monday, April 30, 2012




See the slides from this presentation here.


The Fragile American: Hardship and Financial Troubles in the 21st Century
Presented by Laura McCloud, Assistant Professor of Sociology and Social Work, Pacific Lutheran University
Monday, February 27, 2012




See the slides from this presentation here.


The Role of Advertising in the Growth of the SNAP Caseload
Presented by Katie Fitzpatrick, Assistant Professor of Economics, Seattle University
Monday, February 13, 2012




See the slides from this presentation here.


Complexity and Policy Visualization: Implications for Poverty Advocacy
Presented by Evert Lindquist, Professor of Public Administration, University of Victoria
Monday, December 5, 2011




See the slides from this presentation here.


Who Really Cares About Neighborhood Mobility? Testing Assumptions about Housing Choice Voucher Holders’ Neighborhood Preferences
Presented by Martha Galvez, Research Supervisor, WA-DSHS, Research and Data Analysis Division; and Affiliate Assistant Professor of Public Affairs, University of Washington
Monday, November 14, 2011




See the slides from this presentation here.


The World Isn’t Linear or Additive: Understanding and Reducing the Effects of Poverty on Children and Parents
Presented by Tom Weisner, Professor of Anthropology in Departments of Psychiatry (Semel Institute) & Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles
Monday, October 31, 2011




See the slides from this presentation here.


The Race Discrimination System
Presented by Barbara Reskin, Professor Emeritus of Sociology, University of Washington
Monday, October 24, 2011




See the handouts from this presentation here: handout 1 and handout 2.


The Alleviation of Poverty: How Far Have We Come?
Presented by Robert Plotnick, Professor of Public Affairs, University of Washington
Monday, October 10, 2011




See the slides from this presentation here.