1963-2013 - 50 years of Research for Social Change

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Janet C. Gornick

Former Collaborating Researcher

Janet C. Gornick collaborated with UNRISD on flagship report Combating Poverty and Inequality (2010) for which she wrote a background thematic paper, Gender, Poverty, and Social Policy Regimes: A Comparative Analysis of Twenty-Four Upper-Income Countries, in collaboration with Markus Jäntti. At the time of this collaboration, Gornick was Professor of Political Science and Sociology at The Graduate Center, City University of New York, United States.
Prior to this, Gornick was Director of the Luxembourg Income Study (LIS), a cross-national data archive and research centre located in Luxembourg. Most of her research is comparative, across the industrialized countries, and concerns social welfare policies and their impact on family well-being and gender equality.