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Edin and Shaefer's book a call to action for Americans to deal with poverty

Weir says pain may underlie rise in suicide and substance-related deaths among white middle-aged Americans

Weitzman says China's one-child policy has had devastating effects on first-born daughters


MCubed opens for new round of seed funding, November 4-18

PSC News, fall 2015 now available

Barbara Anderson appointed chair of Census Scientific Advisory Committee

John Knodel honored by Thailand's Chulalongkorn University

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Yu Xie

Xie and Zhou study cited in WSJ story on China's political efforts to reduce income gap

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"Beijing Moves to Address Growing Inequality" - Wall Street Journal. 05/14/2014.

In the face of a wide national income gap, China's State Council is looking at policies to adjust income tax rates, increase safety net programs, and broaden the social responsibilities of state companies. Yu Xie and Xiang Zhou's recent study, reported in a PNAS article, is cited as a source of data on China's rising income inequality.

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