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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 Atlantic story on growing educational inequality

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"The Decline of the 'Great Equalizer'" - The Atlantic. 12/19/2012.

This article on the growing income gap between the rich and the poor and its connection to educational quality cites Martha Bailey and Susan Dynarski's analysis of 70 years of data on college entry, persistence, and graduation in the U.S.

Researchers:

Martha J. Bailey
Susan Dynarski

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