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Shaefer and Edin's book ($2 a Day) cited in piece on political debate over plight of impoverished Americans

Eisenberg tracks factors affecting both mental health and athletic/academic performance among college athletes

Shapiro says Americans' low spending reflects "cruel lesson" about the dangers of debt

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Susan Murphy elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Maggie Levenstein named director of ISR's Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research

Arline Geronimus receives 2016 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

PSC spring 2016 newsletter: Kristin Seefeldt, Brady West, newly funded projects, ISR Runs for Bob, and more

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Sheldon H. Danziger

Danziger says Census Bureau report on poverty rates less dire than expected

a PSC In The News reference, 2010

"USA's poverty rate reaches highest level in 51 years" - USA Today. 09/17/2010.

The latest data from the Census Bureau shows falling income and rising poverty rates. But Sheldon Danziger says "The good news is there's less bad news than we thought," largely because of federal stimulus law.

Researcher:

Sheldon H. Danziger

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