Robert D Plotnick

University of Washington
Evans School of Public Policy and Governance

209 Parrington Hall, Box 353055
University of Washington
Seattle, WA
USA
98195
plotnick@uw.edu

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I work broadly in the field of American poverty and anti-poverty policy. Currently I am examining determinants of compliance with child support orders using administrative data for Washington state. I am part of a team working on an evaluation of the city of Seattle's recently enacted minimum wage ordinance, which has established the highest minimum ($15/hour) in the nation.

Citation:
The Seattle Minimum Wage Study Team. 2016. "Report on the impact of Seattle's minimum wage ordinance on wages, workers, jobs, and establishments through 2015." University of Washington
Citation:
Plotnick, Robert; Glosser, Asaph; Moore, Kathleen and Obara, Emmi. 2015. "Increasing child support from the hard to collect: Evidence from Washington State." Social Service Review 89 (3):427-54.
URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.1086/683122
Citation:
Plotnick, Robert. 2012. "The Alleviation of Poverty: How Far Have We Come?" Philip Jefferson, eds.Oxford Handbook of the Economics of Poverty (pp. 15-47). New York: Oxford University Press.

Substantive Focus:
Social Policy PRIMARY

Theoretical Focus:
Policy Analysis and Evaluation PRIMARY

Keywords

POVERTY ANTI-POVERTY POLICY CHILD SUPPORT INCOME INEQUALITY SOCIAL WELFARE POLICY