Barbara Kiviat writes in Washington Monthly about House Republicans' efforts to limit access to the CFPB consumer complaints database to government bureaucrats, removing an effective mechanism of government accountability. Read full story here.
Congratulations to Jasmin Sandelson, whose qualifying paper "Relational Resources: Poverty, Peer Support, and Adolescent Wellbeing" received the graduate student paper award from the Youth, Aging and the Life Course section of the Society for the Study of Social Problems.
Robert Manduca, Ph.D. student in Sociology & Social Policy, is part of a team of researchers from Stanford, Harvard, and Berkeley who have released an important new study of economic mobility in the U.S., which finds that only half of Americans in their thirties earn more than their parents did at the same age. Read more about The American Dream, Quantified at Last
Doctoral candidate Asad L. Asad was one of three graduate students selected to be a Radcliffe Institute Graduate Student Fellow for 2016-17. During his fellowship, Asad will be completing his dissertation on "Living in the Shadows? Reconsidering How Immigrants Experience Enforcement Policy."