RU Econ Seminar Series

Thurs. 10/18  4:30-6:00  Sullivan Room (AUD 220)

By James P. Ziliak 

“The Other America: Poverty, Inequality, and Anti-Poverty

Program Effectiveness in Rural and Urban Areas”

(PowerPoint slides)  JPZiliak_Roosevelt talk (slides)-29nadn6

(Background paper) Econ Change and Social Safety Net J P Ziliak-1d8qmkr

Jim Ziliak is Founding Director of the Center for Poverty Research and Founding Executive Director of the Kentucky Federal Statistical Research Data Center at the University of Kentucky, where he holds the Carol Martin Gatton Endowed Chair in Microeconomics in the Department of Economics. He is also Fellow of the Institute for Fiscal Studies. Professor Ziliak is the author or editor of four books and of many articles published in leading journals, including American Economic Review, Journal of Political Economy, and Journal of the American Statistical Association. He has held a number of visiting professorships and fellowships, such as at Brookings Institution and recently at University College London and Russell Sage Foundation in New York City.

All events are free and open to the public. Have questions or need assistance? Contact Professor Steve Ziliak (, (312) 341-3763).