Welcome to Finger Lakes SSN

Supporting Vulnerable New York Families, April 24

About the chapter

Finger Lakes SSN started in 2014 and includes members from Cornell University, Ithaca College, and Syracuse University. Although Finger Lakes SSN is focused on producing policy-relevant research on many topics, members do policy-relevant work on inequality, poverty, family, criminal justice, and child welfare.

Latest Briefs

Why Public Transit Helps Young People Get Work

  • Anna Lunn
  • Christof Brandtner
  • Cristobal Young

Why Do American Women Continue to Earn Less than Men?

  • Francine Blau
  • Lawrence Kahn

Latest in the News

"The Supreme Court Justices Control Whether Court-Packing Ever Happens," Thomas Keck, The Washington Post, November 19, 2018.
Cristobal Young's research on wealthy residents' responses to tax increases in border regions discussed in Michael Levenson, "Millionaires Might Complain about New Tax but They Probably Won't Flee, Studies Show," Boston Globe, June 21, 2017.
Frank Edwards's research on police brutality discussed in "Fatal Encounters with Police Should Be Documented Nationally," The Boston Globe, August 8, 2018.
"Police Kill About 3 Men Per Day in The US, According to New Study," Frank Edwards, The Conversation, August 6, 2018.

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