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How the Inequality Minor Can Make a Major Difference: A Conversation with Elissa Cohen, '12

Thursday, November 3, 2016 at 4:30pm to 6:00pm

Uris Hall, G08
Central Campus

Please join us for a conversation with Cornell Alumna, Elissa Cohen, '12. While at Cornell, Elissa majored in Economics and Sociology, and minored in Inequality Studies. She went on to work as a Research Associate in the Income and Benefits Policy Center at the Urban Institute, where her primary research focuses on Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) and on workforce development program evaluations. She manages the Trade Adjustment Assistance Community College and Career Training database. She also works on the Welfare Rules Database project and the TANF module of ASPE's Transfer Income Model.

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Arts & Sciences Career Services, Cornell University College of Arts and Sciences, Economics, Sociology, Center for the Study of Inequality



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Clara Elpi

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Elissa Cohen, '12

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Urban Institute, Cornell University

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Majors in Sociology and Economics, Minors in Inequality Studies

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