Shamrock Series Panel: Combining Research & Practice to Serve the Poor


Location: Boston Marriott Copley Place, Wellesley Meeting Room

New research initiatives at Notre Dame aim to change the way social services are designed to improve the lives of the poor both here and abroad. Notre Dame economists are working directly with organizations such as Catholic Charities and Catholic Relief Services to study how best to help those most in need. This event includes panelists from Notre Dame’s Department of Economics, LEO, the Kellogg Institute for International Studies, and the Ford Family Program in Human Development Studies and Solidarity. Also present will be panelists from Catholic Charities Fort Worth, Catholic Relief Services, and MIT’s Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab.

This panel will take place on November 20 at 3:00pm in the Wellesley Meeting Room at the Boston Marriott Copley Place, please look to Notre Dame Gameday and LEO for more information. Follow LEO on social media ( for event updates. Hope to see you there!

Combining Research and Practice to Serve the Poor