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Jul 30 2015
Posted in: Faculty
Incoming Director of SIEPR and IRiSS affiliate Mark Duggan suggests that it's time to update the Social Security Disability Insurance program. His research shows that the program faces challenges in efficiency and funding.
Jun 30 2015 | New York Times
Posted in: Faculty, Immigration, IRiSS
Greeks do not uniformly reject austerity measures, according to a recent New York Times article by IRiSS affiliate, Jens Hainmueller. Instead, most Greeks might approve a deal that would include both spending cuts and steep tax increases, as long some areas — pensions, education and marginal income...
Jun 25 2015 | Stanford Report
Posted in: Faculty, IRiSS
According to new research from Sean Reardon, affiliate of the Center on Poverty and Inequality, middle-class black and Hispanic households live in poorer neighborhoods than white and Asian families with similar incomes. Upward mobility continues to be a problem for many of these populations
May 14 2015 | New York Times
Posted in: Faculty, Immigration, IRiSS
What if we could combine the social and humanitarian crisis in Detroit and Syria to produce something positive? David Laitin explores the possibilities in this article. 
Aug 2 2014 | Stanford Report
Posted in: Awards, Staff
Marie Toney, finance and administrative services manager for the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences, was awarded the Arnice P. Streit Award for Distinguished Service in the School of Humanities and Sciences at the school's annual staff recognition lunch today. The award was created in...