The War on Poverty Project

Evaluating the lasting, economic effects of the War on Poverty

War on Poverty Conference Schedule

6050 Institute for Social Research (ISR), 426 Thompson Street, University of Michigan (UM) or view online.

Friday, December 14

9:00-9:20am
Martha Bailey: Welcome and introductions
9:20-10:00am
10:00-10:40am
10:40am
Break
10:50-11:30am
11:30am-1:10pm
Lunch Break
1:10-2:00pm
Hilary Hoynes: “Is the Social Safety Net a Long-Term Investment? Large-Scale Evidence from the Food Stamps Program,” a joint presentation of Economic History and Labor Economics Seminars
2:00-2:40pm
Valentina Duque: “The Long-Term Health and Economic Benefits of Community Health Centers” (with Martha Bailey and Andrew Goodman-Bacon)
2:40pm
Break
2:50-3:30pm
3:30-5:00pm

Short talks:

Jacob Bastian: “The Rise of Working Mothers and the 1975 Earned Income Tax Credit”
Andrew Goodman-Bacon: “A Strong Start: Short- and Long-Run Effects from Medicaid’s Introduction”
Jamein Cunningham: “Legal Services and the Civilian Perspective”
Rob Gillezeau: “The Community Action Program and the 1960s Uprisings”
Nic Duquette: “Beethoven, Baumol and Bloat: The Establishment of the National Endowment for the Arts and the Professionalization of American Orchestras” (with Mirae Kim)
Bryan Stuart: “The Economic Impact of a High National Minimum Wage: Evidence from the 1966 Fair Labor Standards Act” (with Martha Bailey and John DiNardo)