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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

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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