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    • Do Rising Top Incomes Lift All Boats? 

      Andrews, Daniel; Jencks, Christopher; Leigh, Andrew (2009)
      Pooling data for 1905 to 2000, we find no systematic relationship between top income shares and economic growth in a panel of 12 developed nations observed for between 22 and 85 years. After 1960, however, a one percentage ...
    • Essays on Economic Mobility and Inequality in the United States 

      Bloome, Deirdre R (2014-06-06)
      How does economic mobility over the individual life course shape population-level trends in economic inequality, and, in turn, how does this inequality influence individuals' economic mobility prospects? Historically, ...
    • (Hiding) in Plain Sight: How Class Matters Differently Among Low-Income Students in Suburban Schools 

      Zhu, Queenie X. (2016-05-18)
      U.S. suburbia is rapidly changing, becoming home to increasing numbers of poor families and immigrants. However, traditionally disadvantaged students who attend well-resourced middle-class suburban schools have been largely ...
    • The New Geography of Subsidized Housing: Implications for Urban Poverty 

      Owens, Ann (2013-02-12)
      Since the mid-1970s, subsidized housing policy in the U.S. has shifted from providing aid through public housing projects to providing aid through vouchers to be used in the private market and through smaller-scale, often ...
    • School Accountability, Postsecondary Attainment and Earnings 

      Deming, David James; Cohodes, Sarah Rose; Jennings, Jennifer; Jencks, Christopher (National Bureau of Economic Research, 2013)
      We study the impact of accountability pressure in Texas public high schools in the 1990s on postsecondary attainment and earnings, using administrative data from the Texas Schools Project (TSP). We find that high schools ...