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Kimball's failed replication of Reinhart-Rogoff finding cited in argument for tempered public response to social science research results

Edin and Shaefer's book on destitute families in America reviewed in NYT

Johnston says rate of daily marijuana use among college students now greater than rate of daily cigarette smoking

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Deirdre Bloome wins ASA award for work on racial inequality and intergenerational transmission

Bob Willis awarded 2015 Jacob Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Labor Economics

David Lam is new director of Institute for Social Research

Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

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Turner quoted on minimal impact of very broad-based grants to low-income college students

a PSC In The News reference, 2006

"The Relationship Blend" - New York Times. 07/27/2006.

Sarah Turner was quoted in David Brooks op-ed column in the New York Times (July 27, 2006) "The Relationship Blend." Her quote about education funding was "Very broad-based programs such as tuition subsidies or across-the-board grants to low-income students are likely to have minimal effects on college completion while imposing large costs.

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Sarah E. Turner

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