On February 20, Jocelyn Samuels of the UCLA’s William's Institute,
spoke about advancing rights for and the hurdles confronting the LGBT community. She delivered the first joint distinguished lecture held by the University’s Institute Policy Research and its Institute for Sexual and
Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing. 

IPR statistician Beth Tipton finds her calling in “social statistics” and explores how statistics can be used across disciplines.
IPR@50: The Second Decade (19791988) 

What would moving to new communities mean to people living in segregated public housing? How do crime and the fear of crime change people’s behavior? The researchers at IPR tackled these questions and others in the 1980s.
Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach Elected to National Academy of Education

 

IPR Director Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach has been recognized for her outstanding contributions to education
research by the Academy.
The Origins of the GOP's Tax Cut Policy 

In her new book Starving the Beast, IPR sociologist Monica Prasad examines how tax cuts became a dominant policy issue of the Republican Party during the Reagan administration.  
"A scale for measuring water insecurity in the U.S. would be enormously useful as we seek to understand how children and others are impacted by dangerous water, and more importantly, how we can keep them safe."
Awards & Honors
IPR developmental psychologist
Terri Sabol was honored with the
Rising Star designation from the Association for Psychological Science. 
More Awards and Honors
Working Papers
Do Parents Know Best? The Short and Long-Run Effects of Attending the Schools that Parents Prefer
(WP-18-18) by Diether Beuermann and Kirabo Jackson

The Effects of Sexism on American Women: The Role of Norms vs. Discrimination
(WP-18-19) Kerwin Kofi Charles, Jonathan Guryan, and Jessica Pan 

The Lure of Incredible Certitude 
(WP-18-20) by Charles F. Manski
 
More Working Papers
Upcoming Events
March 11: "Making the Shift from Illness Care to Healthcare Through Mindfulness-Based Self-Care," by David Victorson (Feinberg/IPR)

June 6-7: IPR@50 Conference: Hardin Hall, Rebecca Crown Center, 633 Clark St., Evanston Campus. Registration information coming soon.
 
More IPR Events
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