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Seefeldt says 'consumption smoothing' behavior makes long-term recovery more difficult for economically vulnerable

Seefeldt criticizes Kansas legislation restricting daily cash withdrawals from public assistance funds

Prescott says sex offender registries may increase recidivism by making offender re-assimilation impossible

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Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

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Formal demography workshop and conference at UC Berkeley, August 17-21

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Matthew D. Shapiro

Shapiro comments on new Federal Reserve findings in NYT

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Economists Express Caution on Forecasts in a Fed Study " - New York Times. 01/10/2011.

Matthew Shapiro says the Fed's plan to buy $600 billion in treasury securities might have a psychological basis. The Fed is sending a signal “that they’re doing what they can and not throwing in the towel,” he says.

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Matthew D. Shapiro

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