Jim Sullivan

Jim Sullivan

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

447 Flanner Hall
574-631-7587
sullivan.197@nd.edu

Website

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

Business Insider

When the $600 weekly bonus unemployment payments stopped, poverty rates in the US increased, new research shows

NBC News

Poverty rate spiked when $600 stimulus payments expired, study finds

The Washington Post

Since May, 8 million Americans have plunged into poverty.

NPR

Economics Lessons From The Pandemic

The New Yorker

The Great Coronavirus Divide: Wall Street Profits Surge as Poverty Rises

Fox News

Poverty rises amid coronavirus stimulus stalemate despite bright spot early in pandemic: researchers

The New York Times

8 Million Have Slipped Into Poverty Since May as Federal Aid Has Dried Up

The Economist

Zoom and gloom

Vox

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris’s proposals could cut poverty in half

Marketplace

Where’s the safety net for laid-off workers?

Audio
The Wall Street Journal

U.S. Incomes Up, Poverty Rate Down in 2019

phys.org

Real-time estimates show poverty rose after government benefits expired

Business Insider

A bipartisan group of House lawmakers unveiled a stimulus plan to send a 2nd round of $1,200 direct payments and reinstate federal unemployment benefits

The Washington Post

Money to stop evictions could also help stop crime

CNN

With Congress stalled, a second round of stimulus checks won't be coming anytime soon

Quartz

The US unemployment benefits that reduced poverty during the pandemic are about to expire

Vox

Congress’s Covid-19 rescue plan was bigger than the New Deal. It’s about to end.

The Economist

America’s huge stimulus is having surprising effects on the poor

Business Insider

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

CNN

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

Marketplace

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

phys.org

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

Slate

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?