Institute for Research in the Social Sciences https://iriss.stanford.edu/news en A Deal for Greece https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/deal-greece <p>Greeks do not uniformly reject austerity measures, according to a recent <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/07/01/opinion/many-greeks-still-want-a-deal.html?_r=0" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">New York Times article</a> 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 &mdash; pensions, education and marginal income tax rates &mdash; are largely untouched.</p> <p><a href="https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/deal-greece" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Homepage Sidebar IRiSS Tue, 30 Jun 2015 16:59:35 +0000 kswall@stanford.edu 2135 at https://iriss.stanford.edu Blacks and Hispanics typically need higher incomes than whites to live in affluent neighborhoods https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/blacks-and-hispanics-typically-need-higher-incomes-whites-live-affluent-neighborhoods <p>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. <a href="http://news.stanford.edu/news/2015/june/segregation-neighborhood-income-062515.html" rel="nofollow">Read more.</a></p> <p><a href="https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/blacks-and-hispanics-typically-need-higher-incomes-whites-live-affluent-neighborhoods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CPI IRiSS Fri, 26 Jun 2015 18:44:45 +0000 kswall@stanford.edu 2133 at https://iriss.stanford.edu Blacks and Hispanics typically need higher incomes than whites to live in affluent neighborhoods https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/blacks-and-hispanics-typically-need-higher-incomes-whites-live-affluent-neighborhoods <p>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. <a href="http://news.stanford.edu/news/2015/june/segregation-neighborhood-income-062515.html" rel="nofollow">Read more.</a></p> <p><a href="https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/blacks-and-hispanics-typically-need-higher-incomes-whites-live-affluent-neighborhoods" target="_blank">read more</a></p> CPI IRiSS Fri, 26 Jun 2015 18:44:45 +0000 kswall@stanford.edu 2133 at https://iriss.stanford.edu Request for Proposals - Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship Program - Deadline: August 19, 2015 https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/request-proposals-kauffman-dissertation-fellowship-program-deadline-august-19-2015 <p>The 2016 Kauffman Dissertation Fellowship Program&#39;s Request for Proposals is available online, and proposals are being accepted by the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation now through August 19, 2015. The Kauffman Foundation will award up to 15 Dissertation Fellowship grants of $15,000 each to Ph.D., D.B.A. or other doctoral students for the support of dissertations in the area of entrepreneurship.</p> <p><a href="https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/request-proposals-kauffman-dissertation-fellowship-program-deadline-august-19-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Homepage Sidebar IRiSS Tue, 23 Jun 2015 16:31:50 +0000 kswall@stanford.edu 2129 at https://iriss.stanford.edu Odds of arrest 3 times higher for people viewed as black https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/odds-arrest-3-times-higher-people-viewed-black <p>According to a study by IRiSS visiting scholar Andrew Penner and IRiSS faculty fellow Aliya Saperstein, youths who appear black were significantly more likely to be arrested than non-black individuals (and those who just appeared non-black). This means that racial perception is more relevant than surroundings, culture, and behavior when it comes to police interactions. <a href="http://news.uci.edu/press-releases/odds-of-arrest-3-times-higher-for-people-viewed-as-black-study-finds/" rel="nofollow">Read more. </a></p> <p><a href="https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/odds-arrest-3-times-higher-people-viewed-black" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Homepage Sidebar IRiSS Thu, 18 Jun 2015 22:04:20 +0000 kswall@stanford.edu 2127 at https://iriss.stanford.edu California's Anti-Poverty Plan https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/californias-anti-poverty-plan <p>David Grusky, Director of the Center on Poverty and Inequality, outlines a new Equal Opportunity Plan, which focuses on creating equal opportunities for children at the most critical points in their lives. <a href="http://news.stanford.edu/news/2015/may/poverty-plan-grusky-051815.html" rel="nofollow">Read more</a></p> <p><a href="https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/californias-anti-poverty-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Homepage Sidebar IRiSS Tue, 19 May 2015 16:36:16 +0000 kswall@stanford.edu 2125 at https://iriss.stanford.edu Toney Receives the Streit Award https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/toney-receives-streit-award <p><em>May 14, 2015.</em> 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&#39;s annual staff recognition lunch today.</p> <p><a href="https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/toney-receives-streit-award" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Homepage Sidebar IRiSS Thu, 14 May 2015 23:42:27 +0000 cthomsen@stanford.edu 2123 at https://iriss.stanford.edu Paths Out of Poverty https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/paths-out-poverty <p>David Grusky, Director of the Center on Poverty and Inequality, was quoted in a New York Times article about the increase in income in adulthood for children whose families moved to a better neighborhoods. <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2015/05/04/upshot/an-atlas-of-upward-mobility-shows-paths-out-of-poverty.html?abt=0002&amp;abg=1" rel="nofollow">Read more. </a></p> <p><a href="https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/paths-out-poverty" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IRiSS Tue, 05 May 2015 18:18:48 +0000 kswall@stanford.edu 2119 at https://iriss.stanford.edu IRiSS Dissertation Fellows https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/iriss-dissertation-fellows-0 <p>The Institute for Research in the Social Sciences (IRiSS) invites applications for its 2015-2016 Dissertation Fellows. The program supports work across the six social science departments within the School of Humanities &amp; Sciences. Particular encouragement is provided to graduate students whose research crosses disciplinary boundaries, relies upon computational social science methods, and/or analyzes large, complex data sets. However, any social science graduate student at the dissertation writing stage is welcome to apply.</p> <p><a href="https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/iriss-dissertation-fellows-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Homepage Sidebar IRiSS Fri, 24 Apr 2015 21:53:49 +0000 cthomsen@stanford.edu 2113 at https://iriss.stanford.edu AAAS members from Stanford https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/aaas-members-stanford <p>Congratulations to David Grusky, Director of the Center on Poverty and Inequality, for his election to the American Academy of Arts &amp; Sciences. <a href="http://news.stanford.edu/news/2015/april/aaas-members-new-042215.html" rel="nofollow">Read more.</a></p> <p><a href="https://iriss.stanford.edu/news/aaas-members-stanford" target="_blank">read more</a></p> IRiSS Thu, 23 Apr 2015 20:35:09 +0000 kswall@stanford.edu 2109 at https://iriss.stanford.edu