Jim Sullivan

Jim Sullivan

Rev. Thomas J. McDonagh, C.S.C. Associate Professor of Economics

447 Flanner Hall


  • Housing
  • Homelessness
  • Education
  • Evidence/Evidence-Based Policy
  • Policy
  • Evaluation
  • Impact Evaluation
  • Self-Sufficiency

Business Insider

The $600 federal bump in unemployment benefits will end a week earlier than expected for millions of Americans


Trump administration open to a second round of stimulus payments. Here's what that could look like


Stimulus checks and unemployment keeping millions out of poverty, for now

Business Insider

A top Trump economic adviser says the next wave of stimulus checks should go to 'people who lost their jobs and are most in need'

Business Insider

US poverty fell in April and May due to federal relief programs, even as COVID-19 ravaged the economy, new study suggests

The Washington Post

Two new studies show massive federal assistance prevented people from falling into poverty amid the lockdowns.

Business Insider

Trump says Americans will get another round of stimulus payments if Congress can pass another relief deal

Fox News

Poverty rate fell in April, May because of coronavirus relief payments, researchers say


New poverty measure confirms coronavirus-driven federal stimulus measures were effective


Congress’ Coronavirus Response Might Have Cut the Poverty Rate

The New York Times

Vast Federal Aid Has Capped Rise in Poverty, Studies Find

Child poverty falls dramatically

Can Computer Modeling Predict Who Will Become Homeless? LA County Is Betting On It

Can LA Reduce Homelessness Through Better Prevention?

The Economist

The official way America calculates poverty is deeply flawed