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What are corporations doing now to benefit workers? In what areas can they improve? Representatives from leading corporations will present their answers, and a panel will consider issues concerning large employers and their employees.

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Even in good economic times with jobs available, millions of Americans have dropped out of the labor force and are being supported by a safety net which makes little effort to help them escape poverty by getting a job.

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ending extreme poverty

Join AEI’s Bruce Meyer as he discusses his recent research on extreme poverty, the role of the social safety net, and how extreme poverty has been inaccurately estimated in the past.

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This AEI Events Podcast features conservative scholars discussing the history and potential return of the welfare-reform-focused movement known as compassionate conservatism.

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The truth is that most black men will not be incarcerated, are not unemployed, and are not poor. In fact, millions of black men are flourishing in America today.

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AEI’s Bruce Meyer will present his Comprehensive Income Dataset project, which aims to improve our welfare programs by providing the most accurate measure of how much income Americans really make.

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AEI Visiting Scholar W. Bradford Wilcox discusses several signs of progress and the engines of economic success for black men in America today.

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The combination of declining birthrates among unmarried women and overall declining fertility in America presents a policy paradox.

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dignity in work

Critical to the success of TANF is the requirement that states engage participants in work activities. It sets clear expectations that assistance is to be temporary and that work is the best path out of poverty.

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What are the keys to economic success for black men in the US? W. Bradford Wilcox, Wendy Wang, and Ronald Mincy will present new research, and an expert panel will debate and discuss its implications.

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The public conversation about race in America, and the fortunes of black men in particular, has been sobering of late, and for reasons that are all too understandable. But there are also reasons for hope and models of success worth dwelling upon when it comes to thinking about race in America. In particular, in examining the economic fortunes of American black men, we and that almost one-in-two have made it to the middle class or higher by midlife.

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Please join AEI for a discussion of ethnographic research methods and their potential role in economic research. The authors of a new report also propose a new ethnographic study to improve our understanding of barriers to opportunity for low-income households.

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Ethnographic research, which involves extensive observation and interviews, provides detailed information on individuals and households not available through other methods.

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Ron Haskins and Heather Hahn continue their debate on the merits of work requirements in safety net programs.

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In this installment of AEI’s Poverty and Social Policy Debate Series, Ron Haskins debates Heather Hahn on the merits of work requirements in safety net programs.

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