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Sastry's 10-year study of New Orleans Katrina evacuees shows demographic differences between returning and nonreturning

Stafford says less educated, smaller investors more likely to sell off stock and lock in losses during market downturn

Chen says job fit, job happiness can be achieved over time

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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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Monday, Oct 12
Joe Grengs, Policy & Planning for Social Equity in Transportation

David J. Harding

Harding says fear of victimization spurs violence among inner-city youth

a PSC In The News reference, 2010

"Stop youth violence cycle: Fear over safety drives behaviors that lead to confrontation" - Detroit Free Press. 08/26/2010.

David Harding has studied the daily lives of adolescents in inner-city Boston. In this Op Ed piece, he discusses what it will take to break the cycle of violence among poor urban youth. Harding is the author of Living the Drama: Community, Conflict, and Culture among Inner-City Boys (University of Chicago Press, 2010).

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David J. Harding

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