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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

Highlights

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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Martha J. Bailey

Bailey and Dynarski's work cited in NYT story on growing rich-poor education gap

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Education Gap Grows Between Rich and Poor, Studies Say" - New York Times. 02/09/2012.

Martha Bailey and Susan Dynarski are among several researchers who have found a widening educational attainment gap between the rich and the poor. Their study compared college entry and completion rates by family income for two birth cohorts: 1961-1964 and 1979-1982.

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Martha J. Bailey

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