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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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Martha J. Bailey

Bailey and Danziger's book cited in Nation story on interpreting the new Census data on poverty

a PSC In The News reference, 2013

"This Week in Poverty: New Data, Same Story (and Same Dangerous House Republicans)" - The Nation. 09/20/2013.

Looking at the latest statistics on U.S. poverty, this piece discusses what critics characterize as the vast failures of government programs to change the basic poverty rate. The author references Martha Bailey and Sheldon Danziger's Legacies of the War on Poverty in describing better ways to measure poverty and to interpret official poverty statistics.

Researchers:

Martha J. Bailey
Sheldon H. Danziger

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