On December 13, the City Club of Eugene hosted a forum on asset poverty and invited me to give a presentation.Continue reading
Most recently, I found this one from the Generations and Gender Programme (GGP) that shows family structure, number of children and age across a number of countries. (see bottom of page)
The GGP plot cites this Nathan Yau piece from Flowing Data A Day in the Life: Work and Home.
And one of the first I’ve seen was from CBPP showing SNAP churn, Most SNAP Participants Move In and Out of Work: An Animated Look.
I expect this type of visualization will be helpful as we consider program dynamics (entry and exit) from Oregon’s Self-Sufficiency programs.
See full slides here.
This was part of a symposium I analyzed Financial Well-Being across the Life Course.
Amanda Agan compiled list of resources for writing, presenting, and reviewing: here.
The Twitter thread compiled by Mathew E. Hauer will help you learn the basics of open-access and reproducible research (full list here). Even if you are not ready to make the jump to R, the philosophy is the future of social science.
How to write paragraphs. From the LSE Impact blog
Study, productivity, and self-care tips from Claire Kamp Dush:
How to tell the policy narrative, by my OSU colleague Michael Jones:
Identify scholars who have given this considerable thought. Chris Blattman (see professional Advice section) and Raul Pacheco-Vega come to mind. Raul’s posts the dissertation two pager will help most students focus on the essentials.
Last but not least, you should have a hobby or two.
Some resources by Hugh Kearns and Maria Gardiner (via Megan McClelland) on the 7 Secrets of successful grad students. Kearns.Gardiner.2011.7Secrets, Kearns.Gardiner.2011.Advisor, Kearns.Gardiner.2011.Motivation.
I intend to update this page with other resources. Let me know if you have others I should add or if the links are broken.
Data is from IPUMS. My data is (here) with setup (here). We have an exhaustive five category grouping of family structure: (1) two adults no working woman, (2) two adults with working woman, (3) single woman not working, (4) single woman working, and (5) single male.
Let’s say we want to examine poverty status across family structure. Poverty is measured using the US Census official poverty measure. We want to analyze the family structure compositions of the poor versus non-poor. Continue reading