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Mar 29 2018 | Stanford News
Posted in: IRiSS
Stanford political scientist and former IRiSS fellow Clayton Nall shows how the American highway system has created affluent Republican suburbs, increased an urban-suburban political divide and led to reduced investment in urban infrastructure.
Mar 22 2018 | Stanford News
Posted in: IRiSS
While the country made progress on eliminating gender inequality in the latter half of the 20th century, progress has since slowed or stalled entirely, according to a report released by the Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality.
Dec 13 2017
Posted in: IRiSS
Stanford psychology professor Carol Dweck received the inaugural Yidan Prize, honoring her innovative contributions to education research.
Dec 5 2017
Posted in: CPI, Faculty, IRiSS
To spur innovation, it helps to have the right environment. And according to a comprehensive analysis by SIEPR Senior Fellow Raj Chetty and his colleagues, key factors that determine who becomes an inventor are coming up short for women, minorities and children from low-income families.
Dec 5 2017 | Stanford News
Posted in: CPI, Faculty, IRiSS
For years, parents and policymakers have looked to test scores to gauge the effectiveness of school districts and teachers. New research from Stanford Graduate School of Education Professor Sean Reardon provides a different measure: students’ academic progress over a period of years.