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Working Paper: "Can Poverty in America Be Compared to Conditions in the World's Poorest Countries?" H. Luke Shaefer, University of Michigan, Pinghui Wu, University of Michigan, and Kathryn Edin, Johns Hopkins University

Working Paper: "Growing Wealth Gaps in Education" Fabian Pfeffer, University of Michigan

Working Paper: "The Generational Structure of U.S. Families and Their Intergenerational Transfers" Emily e. Wiemers, University of Massachusetts Boston, Judith A. Seltzer, University of California Los Angeles, Robert F. Schoeni, University of Michigan, V. Joseph Hotz, Duke University, and Suzanna M. Bianchi (1952 - 2013)

Working Paper: "A Consistent Data Series to Evaluate Growth and Inequality in the National Accounts" Dennis Fixler, Bureau of Economic Analysis, David Johnson, University of Michigan, Andrew Craig, Bureau of Economic Analysis, and Kevin Furlong, Bureau of Economic Analysis

Working Paper: "Giving Unto Others: Private Financial Transfers and Hardship Among Families with Children" Natasha Pilkauskas, University of Michigan, Colin Campbell, University of Wisconsin, and Christopher Wimer, Columbia University

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News and Events

April 6: Beyond civil rights: The Moynihan Report and its legacy

March 11: Persistence and Fadeout in the Impacts of Child and Adolescent Interventions

October 14: $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America

April 24: Rising wealth inequality: Causes, consequences, and potential responses

November 19: Michigan's recession and recovery: Opportunities for the research, non-profit, and civic engagement communities

News: Sheldon Danziger named new president of Russell Sage Foundation

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