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Project Title: Building an Agenda to Reduce the Number of Children in Poverty by Half in 10 Years

PIN: DBASSE-BCYF-16-05         

Major Unit:
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education

Sub Unit:
Board on Children, Youth, and Families
Committee on National Statistics

RSO:
Le Menestrel, Suzanne

Subject/Focus Area:
Behavioral and Social Sciences; Education


Meeting 2
June 20, 2017 - June 22, 2017
National Academy of Sciences Building
2101 Constitution NW
Washington D.C. 20148


If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:


Contact Name: Pamella Atayi
Email: patayi@nas.edu
Phone: 202-334-1996
Fax:


Agenda:

COMMITTEE ON BUILDING AN AGENDA TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF CHILDREN LIVING IN POVERTY BY HALF IN 10 YEARS

PUBLIC INFORMATION-GATHERING SESSION
JUNE 20, 2017

National Academy of Sciences Building, Lecture Room
2101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

AGENDA

1:00 – 1:05 pm Welcome and Goals
Greg Duncan, Committee Chair

1:05 – 1:15 pm Remarks on Study Statement of Task
Huilan Krenn, W.K. Kellogg Foundation

1:20 – 2:50 pm PANEL 1
Moderator: Greg Duncan

Edgar Olsen, Professor of Economics and Public Policy, University of
Virginia
Isabel Sawhill, Senior Fellow in Economic Studies, Brookings Institution
Douglas Besharov, Professor of Public Policy, University of Maryland
W. Bradford Wilcox, Director, National Marriage Project and Professor of
Sociology, University of Virginia; Senior Fellow, Institute for Family
Studies; Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute


2:50 – 3:00 pm BREAK

3:00 – 4:30 pm PANEL 2
Moderator: Don Winstead

Miles Corak, Professor of Public and International Affairs, University of
Ottawa, Canada; Economist in Residence, Employment and Social Development
Canada
Olivia Golden, Executive Director, Center for Law and Social Policy
Arloc Sherman, Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
MaryLee Allen, Director of Policy, Children’s Defense Fund

4:30 – 4:55 pm Open Discussion Period

4:55 – 5:00 pm Closing Remarks and Adjourn
Greg Duncan


Closed Session Summary Posted After the Meeting

The following committee members were present at the closed sessions of the meeting:
Larry Aber New York University
Janet Currie Princeton University
Benard Dreyer New York University School of Medicine
Greg Duncan University of California
Irvine
Irwin Garfinkel Columbia University
Ron Haskins Brookings Institution
Hilary Hoynes University of California
Berkeley (via phone)
Christine James-Brown Child Welfare League of America
Robert Moffitt Johns Hopkins University (via Webex)
Cynthia Osborne University of Texas at Austin
Eldar Shafir Princeton University
Tim Smeeding University of Wisconsin-Madison (via Webex)
Don Winstead Don Winstead Consulting
LLC


The following topics were discussed in the closed sessions:
DAY 1: Tuesday, June 20, 2017


12:00 pm – 1: 00 pm Working Lunch to Prepare for Public Information-Gathering Session


DAY 2: Wednesday, June 21, 2017



8:30 am Review (but not extended discussion) of Report Outline


9:00 am Debriefing from the Public Information-Gathering Session


10:00 am BREAK

10:15 am Brief Review of Progress Made by Work Groups Since Meeting 1

12:00 pm LUNCH

1:00 pm Discussion and Review of COI/Bias Summaries

1:15 pm Overview of the Report Review Process

1:45 pm Breakout Session for Work Groups

3:30 pm BREAK

3:45 pm Working Group Reports and Review of Report Outline

5:00 pm ADJOURN FOR THE DAY


DAY 3: Thursday, June 22, 2017


8:30 am Committee Discussion of Gathered Information


10:30 am BREAK

10:45 am Review and Finalize Report Outline; More Discussion of Programs and Policies


12:15 pm LUNCH

1:30 pm Commissioned Paper Discussion


2:00 pm Review Study Timeline and Work Assignments

3:00 pm Adjourn



The following materials (written documents) were made available to the committee in the closed sessions:
Corak, Miles, University of Ottawa
6/20/17
Presentation Slides
Innovation in cash benefits to families with children: The Canada Child Benefit

Besharov, Douglas J. University of Maryland
6/20/17
Presentation Slides
Marriage Penalties in Means-Tested Programs: “Are They Too Expensive to Fix?”

Olivia Golden, CLASP
6/20/17
Presentation Slides
Five Bold Steps to Cut Child Poverty

Krenn, Huilan, WKKF
6/20/17
Presentation Slides
WKKF for NAS Consensus Study on Reducing Child Poverty

Sawhill, Isabel
6/20/17
Presentation Slides
Reducing Poverty by Reducing Unplanned Pregnancies

Sherman, Arloc, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
6/20/17
Presentation Slides
Policy Options for Reducing Child Poverty: A Blended Approach

Wilcox, W. Bradford, University of Virginia
6/20/17
Presentation Slides
Married Parents: One Way of Reducing Child Poverty



Date of posting of Closed Session Summary: June 27, 2017