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Thompson says America must "unchoose" policies that have led to mass incarceration

Axinn says new data on campus rape will "allow students to see for themselves the full extent of this problem"

Frey says white population is growing in Detroit and other large cities


Susan Murphy to speak at U-M kickoff for data science initiative, Oct 6, Rackham

Andrew Goodman-Bacon, former trainee, wins 2015 Nevins Prize for best dissertation in economic history

Deirdre Bloome wins ASA award for work on racial inequality and intergenerational transmission

Bob Willis awarded 2015 Jacob Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Labor Economics

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Monday, Oct 5 at noon, 6050 ISR
Colter Mitchell: Biological consequences of poverty

college students in class

Income/gender gaps in U.S. college completion

1/18/2012 feature story

Using census and NLSY data, Martha Bailey and Susan Dynarski document a growing gap in educational attainment between children from high- and low-income families in the U.S. They also find rising inequality by gender, with women outpacing men in every demographic group.

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Martha J. Bailey
Susan Dynarski

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