About Trudi Renwick, Ph.D.
Trudi Renwick oversees the branches of the U.S. Census Bureau responsible for processing, analyzing and publishing poverty, income and program participation estimates collected in the Current Population Survey’s Annual Social and Economic Supplement, the American Community Survey and the Survey of Income and Program Participation.
Her area is also responsible for research on alternative methods of measuring poverty, and Renwick has written a number of papers exploring technical aspects of the supplemental poverty measure.
Renwick joined the Census Bureau in 2008 after working for many years in New York as a senior economist for the Fiscal Policy Institute and the Public Utility Law Project. She has also worked for a number of nonprofit advocacy groups, including Families USA and the National Association of Farmworker Organizations.
About the video
The interview with Trudi Renwick took place on September 16, 2020 as part of the virtual Solidarity on Tap series.