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Bloomberg Radio, “The Hays Advantage,” 4.16.14
Branko Milanovic, senior scholar at the Luxembourg Income Study Center at CUNY, explains why “Capital in the Twenty-First Century,” a new book by Thomas Piketty analyzing the roots of income inequality, is making waves in the world of economics.


The New York Times, “Upshot,” 4.22.14
The income data were compiled by LIS, a group that maintains the Luxembourg Income Study Database. The numbers were analyzed by researchers at LIS and by The Upshot, a New York Times website covering policy and politics, and reviewed by outside academic economists.


The New York Times, “Upshot,” 4.22.14
Or, you could take a look at new data compiled by LIS, a group that maintains the Luxembourg Income Study Database, that shows how income is distributed in countries around the world. It offers a surprising insight about why Europe came to the financial brink.


The New York Times, “Upshot,” 4.22.14
The data in Tuesday’s article on income comes from LIS, a group that maintains the Luxembourg Income Study Database. Staff members at LIS — based in Luxembourg and at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York — gather data on household income from around the world and harmonize the statistics, so that numbers from different countries can be compared. Government agencies typically conduct the underlying income surveys.


The New York Times, “Upshot,” 4.22.14
Our breakthrough came when Kevin began talking to researchers at a group known as LIS, which maintains the Luxembourg Income Study Database. They have devoted themselves to collecting income survey data from around the world and harmonizing the data — that is, making it comparable from one country to another, over time. Their data goes back as far as the 1970s.


WNYC, Schoolbook.org, 4.10.14
Opinion-editorial by David C. Bloomfield, professor of urban education at the CUNY Graduate Center and Brooklyn College. Previously, he was general counsel to the former Board of Education and president of the Citywide Council on High Schools.


The Wall Street Journal, 3.31.14
David Bloomfield, an education and law professor at the CUNY Grad Center and Brooklyn College, who has been critical of charter school co-locations, said the new charter school protections would be a blow to Mr. de Blasio's agenda. Under the deal, the city would be required to contribute 20% of the per-pupil cost toward a private space for charter schools if space within a Department of Education building isn't available.


The New York Times, 3.30.14
“The evidence now isn’t just undeniable, it’s over the top,” Richard Wolin, an intellectual historian at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York and the author of several books on Heidegger, said in an interview. “Heidegger was engaged with these issues philosophically and intellectually through the course of the whole regime.”


U.S. News & World Report, 3.19.14
While past research has shown that community college students have a significantly lower change of attaining a bachelor's degree than those who start directly at four-year schools, the root of the problem isn't in something community colleges are or are not doing to prepare students, says David Monaghan, a sociology Ph.D. candidate at the Graduate Center of CUNY and co-author of the study… Monaghan and his colleague Paul Attewell, a CUNY professor, found that for 14 percent of transfer students, fewer than 10 percent of their credits were accepted by their new institution.


The Hechinger Report, 3.19.14
If not for the loss of academic credits when students transfer from community colleges to four-year colleges and universities, 54 percent of them would graduate, compared to the 46 percent who do now, the research, conducted at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York, found. “Loss of credits is a tax on transfer students,” CUNY researcher David Monaghan said. “Policymakers should be pushing both community colleges and four-year institutions to address it.” Monaghan and his coauthor, Paul Attewell, found that the credit barrier was the reason community-college students who transfer to four-year universities graduate at lower rates than classmates who began in them—not a lack of academic preparation or financial aid.