Yu-Ling ChangAssistant Professor of Social Welfare at the University of California, Berkeley

areas of expertise
  • Poverty and income inequality
  • Employment and unemployment
  • Social safety net programs
  • Policy evaluation
  • Gender and racial equity
education
  • PhD, Social Welfare and Public Policy, University of Washington
  • MSW, Social Work, National Taiwan of University
  • BSW, Social Work, National Taiwan of University

Yu-Ling Chang is an Assistant Professor of Social Welfare at the University of California, Berkeley. Her research centers on poverty, inequality, and social safety net programs for economically disadvantaged groups. Dr. Chang’s research examines contemporary social welfare issues, including the effects of the pandemic on racial equity and the dynamics of California’s welfare-to-work program, as well as exploring how the modernization of Unemployment Insurance in the US disproportionately impacts working families. Her research projects have secured substantial support from reputable research institutions, including the Family Self-Sufficiency and Stability Research Scholars Network Grant from the Office of Planning, Research & Evaluation of the Administration for Children and Families and the Early Career Research Awards from the Upjohn Institute.

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