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  • Co-directors: Anne R. Pebley (UCLA and RAND) and Narayan Sastry (University of Michigan and RAND)
  • Data Manager: Christine Peterson (RAND)
  • Project Manager: Karen Yuhas (RAND)
  • Administrative Assistants: Rachel Veerman (UCLA) and Rhonda Moats (University of Michigan)

Research Team Members

  • John Adams, Senior Statistician, RAND
  • Marianne Bitler, Associate Professor of Economics, UC Irvine
  • Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, Professor of Child Development and Education, Teachers College, Columbia University
  • Elizabeth Bruch, Assistant Professor of Sociology & Complex Systems, University of Michigan
  • Bonnie Ghosh-Dastidar, Statistician, RAND
  • Noreen Goldman, Professor of Demography and Public Affairs, Princeton University
  • David R. Harris, Professor of Sociology, Cornell University
  • V. Joseph Hotz, Arts and Sciences Professor of Economics, Duke University
  • Lynn Karoly, Senior Economist, RAND
  • Rebecca Kilburn, Senior Economist, RAND
  • Jacob Klerman, Principal Associate, Abt Associates
  • Sandraluz Lara-Cinisomo, Developmental Psychologist, RAND
  • Tama Leventhal, Assistant Professor, Tufts University
  • Thomas W. McDade, Associate Professor, Northwestern University
  • Robert D. Mare, Professor of Sociology, UCLA
  • Kathleen Mortimer, Assistant Professor, University of California-Berkeley
  • Beate Ritz, Professor of Epidemiology, UCLA
  • Nora Cate Schaeffer, Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • Judith A. Seltzer, Professor of Sociology, UCLA
  • James P. Smith, Senior Economist, RAND
  • Michelle Wilhem, Assistant Professor, UCLA

We gratefully acknowledge the contributions of many other colleagues in Los Angeles and throughout the United States to the survey design, questionnaire design, and the fieldwork.