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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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Matthew D. Shapiro

Shapiro finds only 13% of households spend extra take-home pay from stimulus tax cuts

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"How Obama's stimulus failed" - Chicago Tribune. 06/30/2011.

Although take-home pay rose with stimulus-based tax cuts, most consumers proved reluctant to spend their extra income on goods and services, says Matthew Shapiro.

Researcher:

Matthew D. Shapiro

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