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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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Education and social mobility

1/4/2012 feature story

Fabian Pfeffer gauges the degree to which education furthers social mobility. In one project, he analyzes intergenerational effects in the U.S. In another, he compares the impact of education in the U.S. and other industrialized countries, looking at differential effects by characteristics of education and populations.

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Fabian T. Pfeffer

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