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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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John Bound

Bound says disabled shouldn't be blamed for inability to work, need for DI benefits

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Disabled, but Looking for Work" - New York Times. 04/06/2011.

This piece looks at a new program to help steer disabled workers back into jobs, in part to cut rolls of those who receive disabled worker benefits. John Bound comments on the inability of many DI beneficiaries to return to work and the need to avoid blaming the disabled for federal fiscal problems.

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