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CARE is a Community-Research Partnership that aims to improve the lives of low and middle income families.

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Geospatial & Economic Applied Research group focuses on interdiciplinary empirical research studies.

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ERG faculty have a diverse porfolio of projects; learn about the current areas of focus for the ERG.

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CCL Database

Georeferenced longitudinal database containing economic, social and health data of over 7000 low-income households.

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Posted on November 6, 2018
Dr. Yang publishes new work examing the labor market impacts of homeownership
Posted on November 6, 2018
Dr. Leonard and Dr. Yang present research at Upjohn Institute.
Posted on August 27, 2018
Connor Reed, a graduate student member of GEAR, wins the Invesco Business GIS award.
Posted on August 23, 2018
1 year after Hurricane Harvey, ERG researchers publish work on the impact of floods on house prices.
Posted on July 31, 2018
Dr. Leonard contributed to a panel of experts commenting on house flipping.
Posted on July 10, 2018
Dr. Carroll at RSAI World Congress in Goa
Posted on May 18, 2018
Dr. Leonard Speaks to Feeding America about Spatial Patterns in Food Insecurity & Health
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