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Scott W. Allard

Daniel J. Evans Endowed Professor of Social Policy, University of Washington

Allard will examine recent trends in poverty, mobility, and safety net provision across urban, suburban, and rural America. He will analyze geographic shifts in poverty and safety net provision in metropolitan and rural areas following the emergence of COVID-19 in 2020. He will also explore the relationship between local safety net capacity and economic mobility among low-income adults.


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