DePaul University include the following short courses in its syllabus related to poverty alleviation:


  • “Analyzing poverty, its causes and consequences”
  • “The economics of poverty”
  • “Urban poverty”
  • “The ethics of poverty”
  • “Visualizing poverty through film and narratives”
  • “Urban poverty seminar”
  • “Development economics”
  • “Role of global business in eradicating poverty”
  • “Poverty law”


Besides, the Institute for Business and Professional Ethics (IBPE) created in 1981 and supported by DePaul University’s Driehaus College of Business and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences strives to bring the broad knowledge base of academic research to life, helping business leaders resolve a growing number of real-world ethical and compliance challenges.Today, the IBPE has an expanded outreach not just to the University, but also to the professional compliance and ethics community, businesses and business professionals in Chicago, and national and international organizations.