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Prescott says sex offender registries may increase recidivism by making offender re-assimilation impossible

Frey says rising numbers of younger minority voters mean Republicans must focus on fiscal not social issues

Work by Garces and Mickey-Pabello cited in NYT piece on lack of black physicians

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

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"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.

Researchers:

Martha J. Bailey
Susan Dynarski

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