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Mon, Jan 22, 2018, noon: Narayan Sastry

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How Rigid is the Wealth Structure and Why? Intergenerational Correlations in Family Wealth and their Sources.

a PSC Research Project

Investigator:   Fabian T. Pfeffer

Dr. Pfeffer will oversee all stages of this project that analyzes intergenerational and multigenerational correlations in family wealth. He will prepare and analyze data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) and, in collaboration with Dr. Killewald he will guide graduate research assistants (at Harvard University) to assist in some of these analyses. Dr. Pfeffer and Dr. Killewald will collaborate on several manuscript based on this work that will be submitted for publication in sociology and demography journals.

Funding Period: 05/01/2015 to 08/31/2017

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