Spring 2012: Rising Economic Inequality in the 21st Century

Friday, March 2, 2012 (All day)
William T. Young Library Auditorium

Please register here.  Full schedule here.  Poster.  Materials (Papers, PowerPoints).


·   Lane Kenworthy (Sociologist, U AZ), "America's Struggling Lower Half.”

·   Rashmita Mistry (Psychologist, UCLA), “Poverty, inequality, and child development research: Promoting healthy development for children at risk.”

·   Leslie McCall (Sociologist, Northwestern), "American Beliefs about Income Inequality from the 1980s to Occupy Wall Street."

·   Martin Gilens (Political Science, Princeton), “Affluence & Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America.”

Faculty Participants and Organizers: Thomas Janoski (Sociology, UK), James Ziliak (Economics, UK), Christia Brown (Psychology, UK), Brea Perry (Sociology, UK), Ed Morris (Sociology, UK), Mark Peffley (Political Science, UK), Richard Fording (Political Science, AL) 

This conference is sponsored by the Quantitative Institute for Policy and Social Research(QIPSR), the Departments of Psychology, Political Science and Sociology, and the UK Center for Poverty Research.

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