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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

Highlights

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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PSC Brown Bags will be back fall 2015


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.

Researchers:

Martha J. Bailey
Susan Dynarski

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