Greg J. Duncan, PhD
Dr. Duncan's research involves longitudinal studies concerning poverty and welfare dynamics. He holds several professional posts, including President Elect of the Society for Research in Child Development, and his current projects include a study of long-term outcomes for the Chicago-based Gautreaux program and an analysis of the New Hope Project. He is a member of the interdisciplinary MacArthur Network on the Family and the Economy and was elected into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2001.
- Distinguished Professor of Education, University of California, Irvine
- PhD, 1974, University of Michigan, Economics
- Duncan, G. J., Huston, A. C., & Weisner, T. S. (2007). Higher ground: New hope for the working poor and their children. New York: Russell Sage Foundation Publications.
- Duncan, G. J., Dowsett, C. J., Claessens, A., Magnuson, K., Huston, A. C., Klebanov, P., et al. (2007). School readiness and later achievement. Developmental Psychology, 43(6), 1428-1446.
- Duncan, G. J., Ludwig, J., & Magnuson, K. A. (2007). Reducing poverty through preschool interventions. Future of Children, 17(2), 143-160.
- Duncan, G. J., & Magnuson, K. (2007). Penny wise and effect size foolish. Child Development Perspectives, 1(1), 46-51.
- Snell, E. K., Adam, E. K., & Duncan, G. J. (2007). Sleep and the body mass index and overweight status of children and adolescents. Child Development, 78(1), 309-323.