Economic Opportunity Applied Research Project

Evans School researchers recently partnered with the Northwest Area Foundation to conduct applied policy analysis on topics of poverty alleviation and asset-building for low income families. The analysis synthesizes research and data on savings and debt, alternative financial services, unemployment benefits, and poverty with a focus on the northwest U.S. and Midwest.

View the final research briefs:

Financial Services:

Unemployment Insurance for Low Income Workers:

Poverty:

Income and Consumption Volatility for Low Income Families: