Greg J. Duncan

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Life Course Research Group Leader, Distinguished Professor of Education
University of California, Irvine
Greg Duncan is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Education at the University of California, Irvine and an adjunct faculty member at the Institute for Policy Research at Northwestern University. His current research projects include an examination of how children's early skills and behaviors relate to later-life outcomes, and a meta-analysis of the impacts of early childhood intervention programs. In addition, Dr. 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 the National Academy of Education in 2009. He served as president of the Population Association of American in 2007-2008, and currently is the president of the Society for Research in Child Development. Dr. Duncan has published extensively on issues of income distribution, child poverty and welfare dependence. He has a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan.

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