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Mon, Jan 22, 2018, noon: Narayan Sastry

H. Luke Shaefer

Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center.

Associate Professor, School of Social Work.

Associate Professor, Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

Center Director, Poverty Center, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy.

Ph.D., University of Chicago

Dr. Shaefer's research explores rising levels of extreme poverty in the US, the impact of SNAP on material hardships, barriers to unemployment insurance faced by vulnerable workers, and strategies for increasing access to oral health care in the United States.

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Books

Edin, Kathryn, and H. Luke Shaefer. 2015. $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. Abstract.

Journal Articles

Wiederspan, J., E. Rhodes, and H. Luke Shaefer. Forthcoming. "Why Social Workers Should Consider a Negative Income Tax." Journal of Poverty.

Danziger, Sandra K., Sheldon H. Danziger, Kristin Seefeldt, and H. Luke Shaefer. 2016. "From Welfare to a Work-Based Safety Net: An Incomplete Transition." Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 35(1): 231-238. DOI. Abstract.

Danziger, Sandra K., Sheldon H. Danziger, Kristin Seefeldt, and H. Luke Shaefer. 2016. "Increasing Work Opportunities and Reducing Poverty Two Decades after Welfare Reform." Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 35(1): 241-244. DOI.

Phillips, E., H. Luke Shaefer, M. Aksu, and A. Lapidos. 2016. "Is a mid-level dental provider model acceptable to potential patients?" Community Dentistry and Oral Epidemiology, 44(5): 426-434. DOI. Abstract.

Rodems, R., and H. Luke Shaefer. 2016. "Left Out: Policy Diffusion and the Exclusion of Black Workers from Unemployment Insurance." Social Science History, 40(3): 385-404.

Kimberlin, S., H. Luke Shaefer, and Jiyoon Kim. 2016. "Measuring poverty using the Supplemental Poverty Measure in the Panel Study of Income Dynamics, 1998 to 2010." Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, 41(1): 17-47. DOI. Abstract.

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