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Kimball's failed replication of Reinhart-Rogoff finding cited in argument for tempered public response to social science research results

Edin and Shaefer's book on destitute families in America reviewed in NYT

Johnston says rate of daily marijuana use among college students now greater than rate of daily cigarette smoking

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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

David Lam is new director of Institute for Social Research

Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

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Monday, Oct 12
Joe Grengs, Policy & Planning for Social Equity in Transportation

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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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