Department News and Announcements Archive

June 23, 2016

Coming of Age in the Other America

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Recent research on inequality and poverty has shown that those born into low-income families, especially African Americans, still have difficulty entering the middle class, in part because of the disadvantages they experience living in more dangerous neighborhoods, going to inferior public schools, and persistent racial inequality. Coming of Age in the Other America shows that […]


June 20, 2016

Kathryn Edin in The New York Times

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Why I Was Wrong About Welfare Reform. June 18, 2016.


June 2, 2016

Andrew Cherlin receives honor from PAA

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Population Association of America Announces New Honorees


May 4, 2016

Andrew Cherlin elected to National Academy of Sciences

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Four from Johns Hopkins elected to National Academy of Sciences. May 3, 2016  


May 3, 2016

Andrew Cherlin elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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American Academy of Arts and Sciences Elects 213 National and International Scholars, Artists, Philanthropists, and Business Leaders. April 20, 2016 Three from Johns Hopkins elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences. April 20, 2016  


Stefanie DeLuca in The Washington Post

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Baltimore’s youths can be more successful than their parents. April 29, 2016


April 22, 2016

Stefanie DeLuca & Kathryn Edin in The Hub

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Johns Hopkins sociologists take in-depth look at disparate paths of Baltimore youth. April 19, 2016.


Ho-Fung Hung and Daniel Thompson in ASR

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Money Supply, Class Power, and Inflation, Monetarism Reassessed. April 20, 2016


March 17, 2016

The China Boom in Asia Society

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The China Boom: Why China Will Not Rule the World. Ho-fung Hung. March 16, 2016.


March 16, 2016

Steve Morgan on Baltimore local news

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WBAL: http://www.wbaltv.com/news/study-evidence-of-furguson-effect-in-baltimore-prior-to-unrest/38539874  WMAR: http://www.abc2news.com/news/in-focus/insight-into-the-impact-the-ferguson-effect-had-on-baltimore