Iowa Social Science Research Center

ISRC Director Quoted in NPR Article

Kevin Leicht, Director of the Iowa Social Science Research Center and Professor of Sociology, was recently quoted in an article titled, "Living in the Middle: Falling Behind", on NPR.org. The article is part of a Special Series on current issues in middle class America. Dr. Leicht maintains that the middle class is increasingly being "squeezed" by trends in household debt and the rising costs of college and health care.

Read the article.