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September 2016

Heterogeneous education output measures for public school students with and without disabilities

Susan G. Powers

The exploratory research presented in this article uses data on students with disabilities and students without disabilities to investigate the importance of constructing elementary and secondary school output measures that take account of differences in services provided.

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Book Reviews

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The price of political power

Elesia C. Fasching

A Princeton University political scientist finds that U.S. political parties are most responsive to the desires of the poor only when much is at stake for the parties: during a presidential election, when there is political gridlock, or when control of Congress is unclear.

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Beyond BLS

Young adults and trends in household formation

Scott Berridge

An examination of how household formation for young adults compares with that of their older counterparts.

Popular money-saving strategies prove elusive for low-income households

Shaun Carter

The effect of budgetary constraints on the purchase of toilet paper.

Awareness and usage of the sharing economy

Jacob Galley

A discussion of how the awareness and usage of sharing economy services varies among different demographic groups.

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