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Research Paper Co-Authored by Purser, Hennigan Receives Working Class Studies Association Award

June 22, 2022

“Both Sides of the Paycheck: Recommending Thrift to the Poor in Job Readiness Programs," co-authored by Associate Professor of Sociology Gretchen Purser and Brian Hennigan '13 M.A. (Geog)/'21 Ph.D. (Geog), was awarded the John Russo & Sherry Linkon Award for Published Article or Essay for Academic or General Audiences by the Working-Class Studies Association.

Elizabeth Cohen quoted in Economist piece on race, class, wasted time

May 6, 2021
Whether it’s about being asked to produce more paperwork for a mortgage or waiting while someone white is bumped to the front of the queue, says Elizabeth Cohen, professor of political science and author of "The Political Value of Time," "waiting is part of the experience of racism in the U.S.”

Yinger quoted in Daily Beast article on diverse communities

April 5, 2021
According to U.S. Census data, there is a 30 percentage-point gap in homeownership between Blacks and whites—larger than it was in the 1960s, prior to when the Fair Housing Act was passed.

Michelmore discusses the child tax credit on Marketplace

February 25, 2021
"The kids who don’t receive the full credit right now are predominantly kids who are lower income, many who are living in poverty, and many who are either Black or Latino," says Katherine Michelmore, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs. 

Carboni's research on giving circles cited in Nonprofit Quarterly

February 22, 2021
The study, along with previous research conducted by Carboni on giving circles, was cited in the Nonprofit Quarterly article, "Can Giving Circles Democratize Philanthropy?

WP 184 Estimating the Effects of the Minimum Wage in a Developing Country

September 30, 2015
This paper proposes a new framework to identify the effects of the minimum wage on the joint distribution of sector and wages in a developing country.

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