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47th Annual Conference | April 19 – 22, 2017 | Minneapolis, MN USA | Hyatt Regency Minneapolis Hotel | #UAA2017 | urbanaffairsassociation.org | urbanaffairsassociation.org/conference/

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Friday, April 21 • 11:10am - 12:35pm
FR11.10.14 Poverty Measurement and Anti-Poverty Policies

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Teenagers’ Changing Views of Welfare: The Growing Urban-Suburban Divide, 1992-2012
Edith Barrett, University of Connecticut

Designing and Using a Multidimensional Neighborhood Poverty Index to Identify Geographic Inequality within Cities
Nate Kratzer, Greater Louisville Project

Attempts To Tackle Poverty In The European Union: Results And Failures
Ivan Tosics, Metropolitan Research Institute (MRI), Budapest; Laura Colini, Tesserae, Urban and Social Research, Berlin

Urban Informality and Inequality: The Political Economy of Informal Urban Youth Entrepreneurialism (IUYE) in Accra, Ghana
Thomas Yeboah, University of Cambridge; Emmanuel Frimpong Boamah, University of Louisville

Speakers
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Edith Barrett

Director, Urban and Community Studies, University of Connecticut
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Ivan Tosics, Metropolitan Research Institute, Budapest

managing director, Metropolitan Research Institute
I am sociologist (PhD) with long experience in urban sociology, strategic development, housing policy and EU regional policy issues. Since 2011 I am one of the Thematic Pole Managers (Programme Experts) of the URBACT programme of the EU, concentrating on knowledge exchange between... Read More →
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Nate Kratzer

Data Wizard, Greater Louisville Project
I work for the Greater Louisville Project while finishing my dissertation in public policy at the University of Kentucky. My research is about poverty and inequality, and focuses on the measurement of poverty.

Moderators
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Edith Barrett

Director, Urban and Community Studies, University of Connecticut

Friday April 21, 2017 11:10am - 12:35pm
Greenway Ballroom-E (2nd Floor)