SOCIAL SCIENCE

in the public interest

300+

RESEARCHERS

from 20+ academic disciplines

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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.

  • Daphne C. Watkins

    Faculty Associate, RCGD Associate Professor, School Of Social Work
    Daphne Watkins is a mixed methods researcher who studies the influence of gender role socialization on health status over the … more
  • Sara Heller

    Faculty Associate, PSC Assistant Professor, Economics
    Dr. Heller studies interventions to reduce crime and improve other life outcomes among disadvantaged youth. She uses large-scale experiments … more

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