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Faculty Experts

PEEPs faculty are Center for Policy Research faculty from across the Maxwell School who study educational inequalities in the United States--pre-kindergarten through higher education--and evaluate the policies that address those inequalities.


Topics and issues that have been addressed by PEEPs researchers include in PK-12 Education: 

  • design of state aid formulas
  • education and health
  • effects of school poverty

In addition to topics in PK-12 education, PEEPs researchers have investigated issues related to access in higher education including:

  • affirmative action
  • entry and degree attainment in STEM
  • immigrants and higher education
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Upcoming Events

Paul Volcker Lecture in Behavioral Economics with Deirdre Nansen McCloskey

Maxwell Auditorium

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Deirdre Nansen McCloskey (University of Illinois at Chicago) will present the fifth annual Paul Volcker Lecture in Behavioral Economics. For more information about this lecture, please contact Katrina Fiacchi at 315.443.9040 or 

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