- Inaugural SURF Program Launches
- Year 4 of Annual Junior Scholars Intensive Training Sees Success
- Spotlight on Research: Social Security Interactions with Child Tax Credit Expansion
- Newly released Visualizing Vulnerability interactive dashboard: Mapping Incarceration Rates by State: The Disproportionate Impact on Minority Populations
- Welcome to our New CFS Colleague: Jonathon Ferguson
The goal of the Center for Financial Security (CFS) is to develop evidence–high quality, rigorous research–that can guide policies, programs and financial systems that reduce inequities, and that include and support economically vulnerable people. We are driven by serious concerns about racial injustice, and its attendant economic insecurity, especially in light of the current pandemic and social issues that have only intensified disparities.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison Center for Financial Security Retirement and Disability Research Center (CFS RDRC) is an applied research program which develops evidence that can assist policymakers, the public, and the media in understanding issues in Social Security, retirement, and disability policy, especially related to economically vulnerable populations. The CFS RDRC incorporates diversity of viewpoints and disciplines, develops diverse emerging scholars and generates research findings that are used in policy and practice. To this end, CFS has released four calls for applications for training programs within the CFS RDRC.
Read more about the CFS RDRC in our newly released Newsletter and subscribe to our CFS RDRC updates:
The CFS RDRC released four calls for applications or proposals for the following training and fellowship opportunities:
- Junior Scholar Intensive Training (JSIT) 2021-2022
- In-Residence Mentored Fellowships 2021-2022
- Extramural Mentored Fellowships 2021-2022
- IRP Extramural Small Grant on Poverty, Retirement, and Disability Research 2021-2022