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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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Lisa Neidert

Neidert comments on erosion of household tax base in Illinois over last 15 years

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Exodus of Illinois taxpayers means loss of $26 billion in tax revenue" - Kane Chronicle. 12/20/2011.

Recent IRS findings suggest Illinois lost $26 billion in taxable revenue since 1995 via household migration to other states. While some blame Illinois government corruption, Lisa Neidert says employment- and retirement-related moves are more likely factors.

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Lisa Neidert

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