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Professor Jane Waldfogel

Professor Jane Waldfogel

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


Biography

Professor 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

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