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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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Teens standing on city block

Temporal impact of disadvantage

10/13/2011 feature story

Analyzing PSID data on yearly neighborhood context for 4,000+ children, Geoffrey Wodtke and David Harding find that growing up in disadvantaged neighborhoods significantly reduces the probability of high school graduation. The severity of the impact is considerably larger than effects reported in prior research that does not account for exposure duration.

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David J. Harding

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