Publications

Dyk, P., Monroe, P., Tyler-Mackey, C., Welborn, R., & Worthy, S. L. (2016). Turning the Tide on Poverty: History, theoretical frameworks, and methods, Community Development, 47(3), 287-303. DOI: 10.1080/15575330.2016.1164734

Tyler-Mackey, C., Monroe, P., Dyk, P. Welborn, R., & Worthy, S. L. (2016). Turning the Tide on Poverty: Community climate in economically distressed rural communities, Community Development, 47(3), 304-321. DOI: 10.1080/15575330.2016.1164206

Worthy, S. L., Tyler-Mackey, C., Dyk, P., Monroe, P., & Welborn, R. (2016). Turning the Tide on Poverty: Perception of leaders and leadership in economically distressed communities, Community Development, 47(3), 322-340. DOI: 10.1080/15575330.2016.1167098

Worthy, S. L., Downey, L., Dyk, P., C., Monroe, P., Tyler-Mackey, & Welborn, R. (2016). Turning the Tide on Poverty: Community champions as critical elements of success in turning around economically distressed communities, Community Development, 47(3), 341-357. DOI: 10.1080/15575330.2016.1167096

Monroe, P., Tyler-Mackey, C., Dyk, P., Welborn, R., Worthy, S. L., Lowe, C., & Pickett, N. (2016). Turning the Tide on Poverty: Sustainability of community engagement in economically distressed communities, Community Development, 47(3), 358-374. DOI: 10.1080/15575330.2016.1165273

Welborn, R., Downey, L., Dyk, P., Monroe, P., Tyler-Mackey, C., & Worthy, S. L. (2016). Turning the Tide on Poverty: The role of Cooperative Extension Service in the initiative, Community Development, 47(3), 375-384. DOI: 10.1080/15575330.2016.1167097

Welborn, R., Downey, L., Dyk, P., Monroe, P., Tyler-Mackey, C., & Worthy, S. L. (2016). Turning the Tide on Poverty: Documenting impacts through Ripple Effect Mapping, Community Development, 47(3), 385-402. DOI: 10.1080/15575330.2016.1167099

Worthy, S. L., & Beaulieu, L. J. (2016). Turning the Tide on Poverty: Strategies and challenges related to tackling poverty in rural communities in the South, Community Development, 47(3), 403-410. DOI: 10.1080/15575330.2016.1165274

Sabia, J. J., & Nielsen, R. B. (2015). Minimum wages, poverty, and material hardship: New evidence from the SIPP. Review of Economics of the Household, 13(1), 95-134. doi:10.1007/s11150-012-9171-8

Nickols, S. Y., & Nielsen, R. B. (2011). “So many people are struggling”: Developing social empathy through a poverty simulation. Journal of Poverty, 15(1), 22-42.

Carswell, A.T., Wade, M., Smith, S.C., & Huet, B. (2010).  Successful techniques to enhance the recognition of mortgage fraud in college classrooms and affected communities.  Journal of Forensic Studies in Accounting and Business, 2(1), 73-91.

Nielsen, R. B. (2010). Assessing financial wellness via computer-assisted telephone interviews. Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning, 21(2), 13-26.

Fletcher, C. N., Garasky, S. B., Jensen, H. H., & Nielsen, R. B. (2010). Transportation access:  A key employment barrier for rural low-income families. Journal of Poverty, 14(2), 1-22.

Futris, T., Nielsen, R. B., & Olmstead, S. B. (2010). No degree, no job: Adolescent mothers’ perceptions of the impact that adolescent fathers’ human capital has on paternal financial and social capital. Child and Adolescent Social Work Journal, 27(1), 1-20.

Garasky, S., Nielsen, R. B., & Fletcher, C. N. (2008). Consumer finances of low-income families: Looking beyond income and earnings. In J. Xiao (Ed.), Handbook of Consumer Finance Research. New York: Springer.

Fletcher, C. N., Garasky, S. B., & Nielsen, R. B. (2005). Transportation hardship: Are you better off with a car? Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 26(3), 323-343.

Grants

Wilmarth, M. J., Seay, M. C., & Nielsen, R. B. The dynamics of food and housing assistance programs before and after the Great Recession. Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP) Research Innovation and Development Grants in Economics (RIDGE) Center for National Food and Nutrition Assistance Research Small Grant. 07/01/2014 – 12/31/2015. $39,709.

Nielsen, R. B., Roberts, T. Gibson, S., & Chapman, S. Enhancing the awareness of the causes and consequences of persistent poverty in five Southwest Georgia counties. Athens, GA: University of Georgia College of Agriculture. 08/01/2007 – 05/31/2008. $13,050.

Nielsen, R. B. Supporting the data needs of the Colquitt County Poverty Task Force. Athens, GA. University of Georgia Vice President for Public Service & Outreach. 2006. $6,000.