in the public interest



from 20+ academic disciplines

Featured Video

The Panel Study of Income Dynamics began in 1968 with a nationally representative sample of over 18,000 individuals living in 5,000 families in the United States. The study is the longest running longitudinal household survey in the world, celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. It truly is America’s family tree.

Our Centers

ISR consists of five separate but interdependent research centers, each with a particular focus and capabilities.

Faculty Profiles

ISR’s faculty experts conduct groundbreaking and wide-ranging social science research — representing more than 20 academic disciplines. Included below are two examples of the type of work being done by members of our team.

  • Bendek B. Hansen

    Faculty Associate, SRC - Education & Well Being Associate Professor, LSA Statistics
    Ben Hansen's research interests include optimal matching, propensity-score adjustments for observational studies, quasiexperimental methods, and program assessment. In … more
  • Helen G. Levy

    Research Professor, SRC-Health Econ & Publc Policy Research Professor, Health Management And Policy Research Professor, Ford School Of Public Policy
    Dr. Levy's research interests include the causes and consequences of lacking health insurance, evaluation of public health insurance programs, … more