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Caroline Danielson
Senior Fellow
415-291-4462
Expertise:
Social safety net programs, poverty
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Caroline Danielson is a senior fellow at the Public Policy Institute of California. Her research focuses on multiple dimensions of the social safety net, including its role in mitigating poverty, program access and enrollment, and the integration and governance of programs. Her work has been published in numerous academic journals, including the Journal of Policy Analysis and the Social Service Review. Before coming to PPIC, she was a principal analyst at the University of California’s Welfare Policy Research Project and a faculty member in the Department of Politics at the State University of New York, Potsdam. She holds a PhD in political science from the University of Michigan and a master’s degree in policy analysis from the Pardee RAND graduate school.

curriculum vitae

Reducing Child Poverty in California: A Look at Housing Costs, Wages, and the Safety Net
Child Poverty in California
Poverty in California
Earned Income Tax Credits in California
Funding the Medi-Cal Program
Geography of Child Poverty in California
California’s Future
California’s Future: Social Safety Net
Improving California Children’s Participation in Nutrition Programs
Income Inequality and the Safety Net in California
Public Preschools in California
The CalFresh Food Assistance Program
Low-Income Students and School Meal Programs in California
Enrollment in Health and Nutrition Safety Net Programs among California’s Children
Child Poverty and the Social Safety Net in California
The California Poverty Measure: A New Look at the Social Safety Net
Rethinking the State-Local Relationship: Social Services
California’s Welfare Recipients: Family Circumstances, Income, and Time on Aid among CalWORKs Families
CalWORKs in Transition
California’s Welfare Caseload
The State-County Fiscal Relationship in California
California’s Food Stamp Program: Participation and Cost Challenges for the State
Rethinking the State-Local Relationship: Child Welfare Services
Foster Care in California: Achievements and Challenges
Foster Care in California
Sanctions and Time Limits in California’s Welfare Program
Patterns of Work Participation in CalWORKs
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