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Monday, April 21
Grant Miller: Managerial Incentives in Public Service Delivery

Growing Socio-Economic Inequalities in Education and the Role of Parental Wealth

a PSC Research Project

Investigator:   Fabian T. Pfeffer

Dr. Pfeffer will prepare and analyze data from all waves of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) to assess cohort trends in socio-economic inequalities in educational attainment. He will estimate the effects of parents? wealth, income, occupation, and education on their children?s educational attainment at ages 20 and 25. He will prepare a manuscript based on this work that will be submitted for publication in a social science journal.

Funding Period: 04/01/2013 to 06/30/2014

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