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ASA President Bonilla-Silva takes exception with Chief Justice Roberts' 'gobbledygook' jab

Nobel laureate Angus Deaton, David Lam, and colleagues discuss global poverty, 10/5, 4pm

James Jackson named inaugural recipient of U-M Diversity Scholar Career Award

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Mon, Oct 23, 2017, noon: Carol Shiue, "Social Mobility in China, 1300-1800"

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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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