2001 Berkeley Place North
University of California
Irvine, CA 92697
Greg Duncan has published extensively on issues of income distribution, child poverty and welfare dependence. He is co-author with Aletha Huston and Tom Weisner of Higher Ground: New Hope for the Working Poor and Their Children (2007) and co-editor with Lindsay Chase Lansdale of For Better and For Worse: Welfare Reform and the Well-Being of Children and Families (2001). With Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, he co-edited two books on neighborhood poverty and child development: Consequences of Growing up Poor (Russell Sage, 1997) and the two-volume Neighborhood Poverty (Russell Sage, 1997), which was also co-edited with Lawrence Aber. He continues to study neighborhood effects on the development of children and adolescents and other issues involving welfare reform, income distribution, and its consequences for children and adults. He joined the Northwestern faculty in 1995. He had been principal investigator of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics project at Michigan for the previous 13 years, professor of economics, and Distinguished Research Scientist at Michigan's Survey Research Center. Duncan is a member of the interdisciplinary MacArthur Network on the Family and the Economy. He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2001 and president of the Population Association of America for 2007-08. He was elected president of the Society for Research in Child Development for 2009-2011.
Project Groups: Health Related Outcomes for Child Development ; Moderators and Mediators of Interventions ; School Readiness ; School Readiness-Cross National
ECLS, New Hope Project, NLSY, PSID