Professor Steven Durlauf has been appointed Inaugural Director for Stone Center for for Research on Wealth Inequality and Mobility at the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy. The Center received a charitable $5 million donation from the James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Foundation to pursue innovative research on the nature of socio-economic inequality and barriers to mobility.

The Stone Center’s research will center on Professor Durlauf’s expertise, rooted in an approach that highlights the dynamic interaction of individuals, their families, their social surroundings, and the broader political landscape that drives inequality. You can read more about this story here.