Listen to a conversation about the intergenerational effects of
the Great Recession on Minnesota Public Radio’s “The Daily
Circuit” program. Ann Huff Stevens, Director of the Center
for Poverty Research and Ariel Kalil, Director of the
Center for Human Potential and Public Policy and Professor of
Public Policy at the University of Chicago, discuss research on
the effects of parents’ unemployment on children, including
effects on earnings, education, and health that suggest a
long-lasting impact of the Great Recession across generations.
Katherine Conger received her degree in Sociology from Iowa State
University in 1993. Her research focuses on the quality and
course of sibling relationships; interpersonal processes in
families emphasizing the linkages between family stress and
adolescent adjustment; and observational research methods.