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Building Human Capital and Economic Potential

Grant Award

Principal Investigator - Carolyn Heinrich
Sponsor - Smith Richardson Foundation
Project Duration - 11/1/13 -- 12/31/2014
Funding Amount - $99,880

The Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison is collaborating with the University of Texas at Austin Center for Health and Social Policy (CHASP) to engage young, emerging scholars, as well as prominent senior scholars who are widely recognized authorities, in conducting their best work on the broad topical question: How can we build economic self-sufficiency among working families and the disadvantaged, while simultaneously meeting the labor demand needs of employers, through policies and programs that increase labor market skills, employment, wages, and earnings?

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