The Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) at the University of Wisconsin–Madison is dedicated to advancing understanding of the causes and consequences of U.S. poverty and inequality. It collects and analyzes information, continually updated from state and national data and special-purpose studies, on the evolving condition of low-income individuals and families and policies and programs to improve their wellbeing and increase self-sufficiency.
Areas of focus
Founder gender: N/A
Leader gender: Female Leader(s) (2022): Katherine Magnuson
Leader gender: Female Leader(s) (2021): Katherine Magnuson
Leader gender: Female