Media Coverage

Trump may weaken ‘outdated’ rules that force banks to lend to the poor
January 12, 2018
CNN Money
Expert: Amiyatosh Purnanandam

Over 50 years after the War on Poverty, it’s time to find a solution
January 9, 2018
Michigan Radio
Expert: H. Luke Shaefer

Helping Working Poor: Groups look to aid growing population
December 31, 2017
Traverse City Record Eagle
Expert: H. Luke Shaefer

Study: Half of Michigan Medicaid expansion enrollees work
December 13, 2017
Crain's Detroit Business
Expert: John Ayanian

Study looks at work status of those in state’s Medicaid expansion
December 12, 2017
University Record
Expert: John Ayanian

CBO numbers on tax bill changes don’t look good for the country’s poorest
November 27, 2017
Marketplace
Expert: H. Luke Shaefer

Senate Democrats have a plan that would cut child poverty nearly in half
October 27, 2017
Vox
Expert: Luke Shaefer

When Government Designs Programs To Help Kids, The Details Matter
October 16, 2017
The Huffington Post
Expert: Luke Shaefer

What we know about Career and Technical Education in high school
October 5, 2017
The Brookings Institution
Expert: Brian Jacob

Arthur Brooks presents on the intersection between entrepreneurship and poverty
October 4, 2017
The Michigan Daily

By age 3, inequality is clear: Rich kids attend school. Poor kids stay with a grandparent
September 26, 2017
The Washington Post
Expert: Christina Weiland

When Black Children Are Targeted for Punishment
September 25, 2017
The New York Times
Expert: Derrick Darby

The latest Obamacare repeal bill is modeled after welfare reform. That was a failure.
September 20, 2017
Vox
Expert: Luke Shaefer

Rising Health-Insurance Costs Are Eating Into Employees’ Paycheck Gains
September 19, 2017
Bloomberg
Expert: Tom Buchmueller

US incomes at record levels while poverty declines
September 13, 2017
The Financial Times
Expert: Justin Wolfers

The subtle ways colleges discriminate against poor students, explained with a cartoon
September 12, 2017
Vox
Expert: Martha Bailey and Susan Dynarski

‘It’s about how we survive’
August 28, 2017
Michigan Today
Expert: David Johnson

Bad Jobs And No Welfare Give Rise To A New Type Of Charity: The Diaper Bank
August 20, 2017
The Huffington Post
Expert: Luke Shaefer

How Welfare’s Work Requirements Can Deepen And Prolong Poverty
August 3, 2017
The Huffington Post
Expert: Kristin Seefeldt

Chronic absenteeism: An old problem in search of new answers
July 27, 2017
The Brookings Institution
Expert: Brian Jacob

A basic income really could end poverty forever
July 17, 2017
Vox
Expert: H. Luke Shaefer

There are fewer and fewer avenues to the middle class for low-income families
July 13, 2017
Michigan Radio
Expert: Kristin Seefeldt

The return of welfare reform
June 30, 2017
Vox
Expert: Luke Shaefer

Why poverty is not a personal choice, but a reflection of society
June 30, 2017
The Conversation
Expert: Shervin Assari

Employment helps white men’s health more than women and blacks
June 22, 2017
The Conversation
Expert: Shervin Assari

What happens if you replace every social program with a universal basic income
May 31, 2017
Vox
Expert: Luke Shaefer

Cash Assistance for Child Poverty (Podcast)
May 24, 2017
The Brookings Institution
Expert: H. Luke Shaefer

Bankole: Universities boosting investments in Detroit
May 18, 2017
The Detroit News

Author H. Luke Shaefer shares his research on poverty in the United States
May 16, 2017
The Michigan Daily
Expert: H. Luke Shaefer

Child poverty in the US is a disgrace. Experts are embracing this simple plan to cut it.
April 27, 2017
Vox
Expert: Luke Shaefer

Event to highlight university-Detroit partnership in research and learning
April 20, 2017
The University Record

Fighting Child Poverty With a Universal Child Allowance
April 19, 2017
The American Prospect
Expert: H. Luke Shaefer

Deadline Now: Living on Two Dollars a Day
March 31, 2017
Deadline Now
Expert: H. Luke Shaefer

U-M seeks participation in summer youth employment program
March 20, 2017
The University Record

Is It Better to Be Poor in Bangladesh or the Mississippi Delta?
March 16, 2017
The Atlantic
Expert: Luke Shaefer

Your Call: Abandoned and socially isolated poor women
February 22, 2017
Your Call
Expert: Kristin Seefeldt

‘$2.00 a Day’ authors talk book’s creation and future film adaptation
February 8, 2017
The Michigan Daily
Expert: H. Luke Shaefer

Column: We need to fix the social safety net, not shame those who need it
February 2, 2017
PBS News Hour
Expert: Kristin Seefeldt

‘There’s a dignity to this place’: Inside the world of pay-what-you-can restaurants
January 23, 2017
The Washington Post

U-M anti-poverty effort seeks to tackle issue, make ‘real difference’
January 17, 2017
MLive

UM addressing Detroit poverty with initiative
January 17, 2017
The Detroit News

University of Michigan announces efforts to address poverty
January 17, 2017
The San Francisco Chronicle

L.A.’s homeless might see a change under President Trump
January 6, 2017
Southern California Public Radio

Finding a way to win the war on poverty in America
January 3, 2017
Michigan Radio

Beyond Obamacare: What the ACA has meant for Michigan
December 18, 2016
Detroit Free Press

The Real ‘Left Behind’ Voters: Black Women
December 9, 2016
Newsweek

Giving Every Child a Monthly Check for an Even Start
October 18, 2016
The New York Times

New University of Michigan initiative takes aim at poverty in America
October 7, 2016
The Detroit Free Press

There Have To Be Better Ways To Fight Poverty. The White House Wants To Find Them.
January 13, 2016
The Huffington Post

How Poor Single Moms Survive
December 1, 2015
The Atlantic
Expert: Kristin Seefeldt

Rental America: Why the poor pay $4,150 for a $1,500 sofa
October 16, 2014
Washington Post
Expert: Michael Barr

The Fleeting Dream of Homeownership
September 9, 2014
The Huffington Post
Expert: Trina Shanks