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Christopher Wimer is the co-director of the Center on Poverty and Social Policy at Columbia University and a researcher focusing on the measurement of poverty and disadvantage in both local and national contexts, as well as historical trends in poverty and the impacts of social policies on the poverty rate. The project director of the Columbia Population Research Center's Robin Hood Poverty Tracker, which monitors how New York City residents cope with disadvantage, he holds a Ph.D. in sociology and social policy from Harvard University.

May 6, 2019

What States Can Do to Drastically Reduce Child Poverty

Building on the federal Child Tax Credit would yield dramatic results.