Statistics and narratives on extreme poverty in the United States
Shaefer discusses Americans with tight financial resources have fewer options as they navigate coronavirus closures and layoffs in NYT
Shaefer discusses the economic impact of the coronavirus on hourly workers without remote work options
Shaefer named special counselor for MDHHS
Shaefer explains issues contributing to the poverty in rural Michigan
Washington Post quotes Shaefer about wealth disparity amongst older Americans.
Shaefer quoted in Washington Post on the proposal of direct cash subsidies
Fusaro, Levy and Shaefer examine racial/ethnic disparities in the lifetime prevalence of homelessness
Shaefer sees small gains in US median household incomes as evidence of long post-recession recovery
Two new UM-Harvard partnerships address poverty and drug use in Detroit
Shaefer on new UN report about America's failing safety net
Shaefer on study showing US spends less on poorest children, more on the elderly, than it did 20 years ago
Shaefer says complex reasons for poverty make solutions challenging
Shaefer on mapping Michigan's poverty and well-being using 8 indicators
Shaefer says the details matter in child tax reform
Shaefer says proposed plan to cover tax cuts would hurt a lot of struggling Americans
Shaefer says the US could fund a basic income program via a negative income tax model
H. Luke Shaefer and colleagues argue for a universal child allowance
U-M Poverty Solutions funds nine projects
Lessenberry says Shaefer's book can help Americans understand deep poverty
Shaefer says drop child tax credit in favor of universal, direct investment in American children
Shaefer directs inter-organization, inter-disciplinary initiative on poverty 'connected to the real world'
New analysis counters Shaefer's finding that households living on $2/day/person rose post welfare reform
Shaefer compares low-income Americans to populations in poorer nations
Schoeni's and Shaefer's work cited in piece on impact of 1996 welfare reforms
Shaefer questions the efficacy of the TANF block grant system
Work by Schoeni and Shaefer cited in piece on the legacy of TANF
Shaefer and Edin's book ($2 a Day) cited in piece on political debate over plight of impoverished Americans
Shaefer's work on extreme poverty cited in story on Sander's repudiation of Clinton-era welfare reform
Shaefer says TANF has left the unemployed struggling at the bottom
Shaefer on why Rubio got it wrong on TANF
Edin and Shaefer's book a call to action for Americans to deal with poverty
Edin and Shaefer's book on destitute families in America reviewed in NYT
H. Luke Shaefer honored with UM Faculty Recognition Award
Johnson on measuring poverty
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