Jane Waldfogel

Compton Foundation Centennial Professor for the Prevention of Children and Youth Problems in Social Work


Waldfogel is Compton Foundation Centennial Professor of Social Work and Public Affairs. She is co-director of CPRC's Developmental Core, co-convener of the Child, Youth, and Families group, and a member of the CPRC Steering Committee.  She will become co-director of CPRC in 2015. Waldfogel's research focuses on the effects of public policies on child and family well-being, both in the U.S. and cross-nationally. Current research interests include improving the measurement of poverty, work-family policies, and understanding socioeconomic status gaps in child development.


Professor Waldfogel's Departmental Biography Page.


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School of Social Work
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