Robert Manduca
Robert Manduca

Assistant Professor of Sociology

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

Robert Manduca is an assistant professor of sociology at the University of Michigan. His research explores the drivers of interregional inequality in the United States, asking why some cities and regions are more economically prosperous than others and how local economic conditions impact residents’ lives. Another line of work examines the consequences of rising income inequality for intergenerational mobility and other social outcomes. Manduca received his Ph.D. in sociology and social policy from Harvard University and his M.A. in city planning from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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The American anti-austerity tradition

Inequality & MobilityTax & Macroeconomics
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The American Dream is less of a reality today in the United States, compared to other peer nations

Inequality & Mobility
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Trends in Absolute Income Mobility in North America and Europe

Inequality & Mobility
Boosting Wages

Place-conscious federal policies to reduce regional economic disparities in the United States

Inequality & MobilityLabor
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How national income inequality in the United States contributes to economic disparities between regions

Inequality & Mobility
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How rising U.S. income inequality exacerbates racial economic disparities

Inequality & Mobility

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