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Smock says cohabitation does not reduce odds of marriage

Smock cited in story on how low marriage rates may exacerbate marriage-status economic inequality

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Susan Murphy named Distinguished University Professor

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James Jackson to be appointed to NSF's National Science Board

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Martha J. Bailey

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

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"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.

Researchers:

Martha J. Bailey
Susan Dynarski

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