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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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Martha J. Bailey

Bailey and Dynarski cited in NYT story on the growing role of higher education in class divides

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"For Poor, Leap to College Often Ends in a Hard Fall" - New York Times. 12/22/2012.

This story confronts the disheartening reality that, on several measures, low-income American students have increasingly poorer prospects than their more affluent counterparts. Work by Martha Bailey and Susan Dynarski showing a growing gap between the share of prosperous and poor Americans earning bachelor's degrees is one such measure cited.

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Martha J. Bailey
Susan Dynarski

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