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.

  • James R. Wagner

    Research Associate Professor, SRC-Survey Methodology
    James Wagner's research interests include nonresponse error, quality indicators for survey data, and responsive or adaptive design. He also … more
  • Narayan Sastry

    Research Professor, PSC Research Professor, SRC-Quantitative Methods
    Dr. Sastry’s research interests center on studying the social and spatial dimensions of health, development, and well-being … more

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