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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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Sarah Burgard

Burgard says upside of recession may be a decline in mortality

a PSC In The News reference, 2014

"The Great Recession was terrible. But it did make us smarter" - Washington Post. 02/04/2014.

The Great Recession decreased employment and income, but it seems to have led to higher educational attainment and, according to Sarah Burgard, perhaps "some reduction in overall mortality."

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