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Yang says remittances from workers abroad increase educational attainment for children

Kimball's failed replication of Reinhart-Rogoff finding cited in argument for tempered public response to social science research results

Edin and Shaefer's book on destitute families in America reviewed in NYT

Highlights

Deirdre Bloome wins ASA award for work on racial inequality and intergenerational transmission

Bob Willis awarded 2015 Jacob Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Labor Economics

David Lam is new director of Institute for Social Research

Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

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Monday, Oct 12
Joe Grengs, Policy & Planning for Social Equity in Transportation

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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