Archives for June 2013

Publication of New LIS Book, Edited by Janet C. Gornick and Markus Jäntti
Jun 21, 2013 | News

Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries Edited by Janet C. Gornick and Markus Jäntti Stanford University Press This state-of-the-art volume presents comparative, empirical research on a topic that has long preoccupied scholars, politicians, and everyday citizens: economic inequality. While income and wealth inequality across all populations is the primary focus, […]
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Income Inequality: Economic Disparities and the Middle Class in Affluent Countries
Jun 21, 2013 | Books

Read abstract This state-of-the-art volume presents comparative, empirical research on a topic that has long preoccupied scholars, politicians, and everyday citizens: economic inequality. While income and wealth inequality across all populations is the primary focus, the contributions to this book pay special attention to the middle class, a segment often not addressed in inequality literature. […]
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Understanding Research Infrastructures in the Social Sciences
Jun 19, 2013 | Books

Read abstract Understanding Research Infrastructures in the Social Sciences, produced by FORS, the Swiss Foundation for Research in Social Sciences, features a collection of chapters that demonstrate how research infrastructures – including LIS – are leading to profound changes in the social sciences. In addition to the chapter on LIS, the book includes descriptions of […]
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Announcing New Book and LIS Technical Paper
Jun 19, 2013 | News

LIS is proud to announce a new book and an associated LIS Technical Paper. First, we mark the publication of a new book, Understanding Research Infrastructures in the Social Sciences, produced by FORS, the Swiss Foundation for Research in Social Sciences. The book features a collection of chapters that demonstrate how research infrastructures – including […]
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Holly Sutherland to give 2013 Summer Lecture: “Who Pays for Austerity?…”
Jun 12, 2013 | News

Holly Sutherland, Research Professor at the Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, and Director of EUROMOD, will give the 2013 LIS Summer Lecture: “Who Pays for Austerity? The Design and Distributional Effects of Fiscal Consolidation in the European Union.” The public lecture will be on July 2, at the Neumünster Abbaye, in […]
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