Oregon Poverty Research Roundtable
OPRR is an informal gathering of researchers and practitioners who are interested in issues related to poverty alleviation and welfare reform. The Roundtable meets twice a year, typically in Fall and Spring. If you would like to be added to the Roundtable email list, please click here.
Past AgendasSpring 2006
- Child Care Subsidies and Employment Stability: Why Do They Leave?
- Access to Healthcare: The Neglected Side of Welfare Reform
- The TANF Shell Game
- Food Insecurity and Oregon TANF-Leavers
- Findings on Hunger from a State Health Survey: the BRFSS
- Poor Choices, Restricted Opportunities, Social Isolation, Ineffective Policy: Which Best Explains Food Insecurity in Oregon?
- Accounting for "Success": Diversion as a Welfare Reform Strategy
- Education and Welfare Reform in Oregon
- Using the Internet to Increase Program Outreach: Early Lessons from Oregon Helps
- Why are Hunger Rates Higher in Oregon than in Other States?
- Oregon Data Sources
- Welfare Reform Implementation: Lessons from Massachusetts and Oregon
- Local Labor Market Conditions and the Jobless Rural Poor: How Much Does it Take to Get a Job if You Live in Rural Oregon
- Health Insurance Dynamics: New Descriptive Data from Oregon Medical Assistance Programs
- Experiences of Oregon Families Who Left Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) or Food Stamps: A Study of Economic and Family Well-Being from 1998-2000.
- Long-term followup of Even Start families in Oregon. Even Start is a federaly funded family literacy program that serves low income families with young children.
- An overview of methodlogy used to link administrative, survey, and geographic information systems (GIS) data in Cleveland, Ohio and the kinds of analyses of welfare reform this data collection made possible.