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Seefeldt says 'consumption smoothing' behavior makes long-term recovery more difficult for economically vulnerable

Seefeldt criticizes Kansas legislation restricting daily cash withdrawals from public assistance funds

Prescott says sex offender registries may increase recidivism by making offender re-assimilation impossible

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Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

Spring 2015 PSC newletter available now

Formal demography workshop and conference at UC Berkeley, August 17-21

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Sheldon H. Danziger

Danziger comments on average vs. relative income mobility in U.S.

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Income Ladder's Sticky Steps" - Wall Street Journal. 11/12/2011.

Discussing the ability of Americans to improve their economic status through income mobility, Sheldon Danziger says: "Yes, the U.S. has a lot of mobility. But we also have a lot of inequality, and particularly a lot of stickiness at the top and at the bottom."

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Sheldon H. Danziger

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