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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

Johnston says rate of daily marijuana use among college students now greater than rate of daily cigarette smoking

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 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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