Think tank

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.


Contact details

Website: www.ssc.wisc.edu/irp
Address: 1180 Observatory Drive, Madison, WI 53706
Contact email: irpweb AT ssc.wisc.edu

Areas of focus

Topics of research:
Where they work:
USA
Operating languages:
English

Organisational details

Business model:
Non-profit
Institutional affiliations:
University
Year founded:
1966
Age (years):
Founded by:
Founder(s): Not listed
Leadership:
Current leader(s): Lawrence Berger
Current leader's (or leaders') gender: Male
Staff size (2017):


Data notes

Rating of data accuracy (find out more): OTT reviewed
Data sources consulted: NIRA Think Tank Directory,Organisation´s website


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