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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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Fabian T. Pfeffer

Pfeffer discusses importance of preschool exposures to educational outcomes

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"The Problem with Growing Up Poor" - Michigan Radio. 07/09/2012.

In this story on the life chances of children growing up in poverty, Fabian Pfeffer says that these children do worse than their counterparts from more prosperous households on the very first standardized test given in Michigan kindergartens. “There’s already a gap when they come into school,” says Pfeffer. And the gap doesn't go away; it grows larger.

Researcher:

Fabian T. Pfeffer

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