Panelists speaking at the IPR @ 50 event

For its 50th anniversary, IPR decided to look forward rather than back. Held over June 6–7, the six panels of “IPR@50: The Next 50 Years of Research” investigated government spending, neighborhood inequality, community partnerships, policy measurement, experience and biology, and what ails American democracy. 

Matthew Desmond lecturing
As the IPR@50 Distinguished Lecturer, Princeton University sociologist Matthew Desmond 
highlighted his work to launch the first national database of evictions. He authored the Pulitzer Prize bestseller Evicted
Chloe Thurston
Political scientist Chloe Thurston 
studies the government's role in public policy at the intersection of politics and the economy. 
Hiring discrimination chart
Discrimination in Hiring

A new meta-analysis on hiring discrimination by sociologist Lincoln Quillian and colleagues finds evidence of pervasive hiring discrimination against all nonwhite groups in the nine Western countries they examined. 
Larry Hedges
Yidan Conference 

Education researcher and statistician Larry Hedges, a founding father of meta-analysis in education, laid plans for the transformation of education systems, in the United States and globally, at the Yidan Prize Conference Series: The Americas. 
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New IPR Research:
June 2019

Check out some of the latest research from IPR faculty researchers, including why people fail to sign up for social safety net programs like SNAP and how teachers respond to the pressures of school accountability. 
"We still have a long way to go in making sure that we don't
stigmatize women who are living with HIV ... What I found time
and time again is that women had complex and nuanced stories.
They often had experiences of struggle, but they had also
had experiences of triumph." 

Celeste Watkins-Hayes
  "New Book Follows Chicago Women Over a Decade Who Have HIV or AIDS"
WBEZ's Morning Shift
Awards and Honors
IPR labor economist Kirabo Jackson was named the Abraham Harris Professor of Education and Social Policy.
More Awards and Honors
Working Papers
Do Children Benefit From Internet Access? Experimental Evidence From Peru (WP-18-30)
Ofer Malamud, Santiago Cueto, Julian Cristia, and Diether Beuermann 
WP-18-30 was published in the Journal of Development Economics 138:41–56.

Testing, Stress, and Performance: How Students Respond Physiologically to High-Stakes Testing (WP-18-31)
Jennifer Heissel, Emma Adam, Jennifer Doleac, David Figlio, and Jonathan Meer

What is a Good School, and Can Parents Tell? Evidence on the Multidimensionality of School Output (WP-18-32)
Diether Beuermann, Kirabo Jackson, Laia Navarro-Sola, and Francisco Pardo
More Working Papers
Upcoming Events
July 8–18:  "Cluster-Randomized Trials Training Institute" led by Larry Hedges (IPR/Statistics)
More IPR Events
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