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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

Highlights

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

Sheldon H. Danziger

Danziger comments on severity of recession among middle-income families

a PSC In The News reference, 2010

"Dreams of the middle class deferred by the recession" - Christian Science Monitor. 10/16/2010.

A recent Pew study found that 55% of adults in the US labor force have experienced some unemployment, a pay cut, a reduction in hours, or have been involuntarily reduced to part-time status in the past 30 months. Sheldon Danziger says that preexisting economic conditions have compounded the severity of the recession.

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Sheldon H. Danziger

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