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Jane Waldfogel

Jane Waldfogel

CASE Visiting Professor and Professor of Social Work and Public Affairs, Columbia University School of Social Work


Jane Waldfogel's current research interests are:

  • comparative social policy
  • impact of public policies on child and family well-being; child protective services and child welfare policy
  • education
  • inequality and mobility
  • labour economics
  • gender

Jane's latest projects include:

  • work-family policies and child and family well-being; fragile families and child well-being
  • inequality in school readiness in the US and UK
  • social mobility and the early years in the US, UK, Canada and Australia
  • family-based economic empowerment for orphaned children in Uganda