Fabian Pfeffer

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Wealth inequality doubles among US households

Jun 27, 2014
By Diane SwanbrowWealth inequality among U.S. households roughly doubled between 2003 and 2013, according to a new analysis by University of Michigan researchers."American families experienced significant losses in wealth during the Great Recession,...

Persistence and Fadeout in the Impacts of Child and Adolescent Interventions

Mar 11, 2016, 12:00-1:30 pm EST
Institute for Social Research Room 1430B
When interventions target cognitive skills or behaviors, capacities or beliefs, promising impacts at the end of the programs often disappear quickly. This paper seeks to identify the key features of interventions, as well as the characteristics and environments of the children and adolescents who participate in them, that can be expected to sustain persistently beneficial program impacts.
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